Politico | November 6, 2017 Excerpt: "The reason this is going to facilitate more use of remote patient monitoring is most medical providers want their patients to get better, and they realize that most care happens outside the medical facility," Krista Drobac, executive director of the Alliance for Connected Care, told Morning eHealth. "Viewing data [...]
The mortality risk of deferring optimal medical therapy in heart failure: a systematic comparison against norms for surgical consent and patient information leaflets
The mortality risk of deferring optimal medical therapy in heart failure: a systematic comparison against norms for surgical consent and patient information leaflets Aims: The prescription of optimal medical therapy for heart failure is often delayed despite compelling evidence of a reduction in mortality. We calculated the absolute risk resulting from delayed prescription of therapy. For [...]
Large U.S. Employers Project Health Care Benefit Costs to Surpass $14,000 per Employee in 2018, National Business Group on Health Survey Finds
According to a 2018 survey of large employers, 96% said they plan to make telehealth services available in states where it is allowed within one year. In addition, nearly 20% of employers indicated at least 8% of their employees utilized telehealth.
Remote management of heart failure using implantable electronic devices Aims: Remote management of heart failure using implantable electronic devices (REM-HF) aimed to assess the clinical and cost-effectiveness of remote monitoring (RM) of heart failure in patients with cardiac implanted electronic devices (CIEDs). Methods and results: Between 29 September 2011 and 31 March 2014, we randomly assigned 1650 [...]
Remote Monitoring of Patients With Heart Failure: An Overview of Systematic Reviews Background Many systematic reviews exist on the use of remote patient monitoring (RPM) interventions to improve clinical outcomes and psychological well-being of patients with heart failure. However, research is broadly distributed from simple telephone-based to complex technology-based interventions. The scope and focus of [...]