Q- What are the benefits of Remote Patient Monitoring through Rx. health Platform?
- Monitoring and management of patients in their own homes.
- Patients use the technology platform to register their daily health activities following their personalized care plan. Health activities include: Reviewing their vital signs and looking for signs and symptoms of deteriorating health.
- Health status is captured from the patient’s home and updated to the Rx. health platform, providing essential information to improve clinical decision-making when clinicians adjust and optimize treatment
Q- What are the benefits of Remote Patient Monitoring?
1. Convenience and lowering healthcare costs - A study conducted by The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center showed that RPM reduced the risk of hospital readmissions by 76%. Moreover, the researchers observed that technology and held patient satisfaction scores over 90%.
2. Improves patient health, quality of life, and sense of security - RPM enables care providers to tailor a personalized monitoring plan allowing the clinician to monitor specific medical conditions and co-morbidities. The monitoring plan is composed of scheduled routine health activities, helping patients learn how to recognize early symptoms of exacerbation and to self-manage.
3. Help to reduce ED visits, hospitalizations and hospital length of stay -The triage facilities identify patients who need help and input from a clinician, the patient-generated clinically valid data is a key part of the chain of a prevention strategy. Changes in vital signs can be indicators of a patient’s health deteriorating.
4. Ability to monitor patient medication adherence - RPM draws medication data from the medication profile and allows clinicians to generate medication adherence reports. Patients record when they have taken their medication as well as learning the associated symptoms to manage.
5. Empowers patients to take responsibility for their own healthcare and strengthens a patient’s support system - By supporting family caregivers’ understanding of the patient’s care plan, this enables them to become involved actors and provide appropriate support.