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Why Do Patients Miss Their Doctor’s Appointments?

Missed appointments are missed opportunities not only for the health care providers.  Patient no-shows can be harmless at first, but they can create an enormous toll on the health care system when encountered daily. Just think of no-shows as the tip of the iceberg—it probably has more layers to it than we can imagine. Why …

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2021: Americans’ Perceptions of Telemedicine and Remote Patient Monitoring

Telemedicine is a fast-emerging service that aims to provide access to high-quality, cost-effective healthcare, particularly in the midst of the current COVID-19 pandemic. Providers have been obliged to increase their reliance on telehealth services at the expense of traditional face-to-face patient meetings in response to the present pandemic. Additionally, telemedicine has the ability to significantly …

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Remote Patient Monitoring Saves Money

How to Manage the Most Costly Chronic Diseases with Remote Patient Monitoring

Chronic diseases are not just painful, they are also costly – spending almost $3.8 trillion of the U.S. annual healthcare cost.   Chronic diseases require long-term treatment, which sometimes leads to financial strain and overall exhaustion. However, the management and treatment of chronic diseases were made more accessible by new technologies and innovations that the health sector …

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Reducing Non-urgent Emergency Department Visits through Telehealth

Emergency departments (EDs) are intended to provide immediate, high-quality, continuous access, and unplanned care to patients experiencing medical emergencies. This indicates that EDs are not the optimal settings for non-emergency (NU) care. Patients with NU conditions are individuals that do not have life-threatening illnesses or require immediate care; hence, their care can be safely delayed …

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Impacts of COVID-19 Among Cancer Patients

The consequences of COVID-19 have extended beyond the illness and emphasized the burdens of inequity, insurance coverage, and financial losses. While health care policies and platforms worldwide continue to reshape to address these burdens, the detrimental effects of this deadly virus did not spare cancer patients.  Cancer accounts for nearly 10 million deaths in 2020. …

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Remote Patient Monitoring: Why Everyone Wins

Healthcare is a rapidly evolving field in terms of technology and services. A recent advancement in this field is Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM), which has numerous advantages in an aging world population with increasing health complications. With relatively easy applications and devices to monitor patients inside hospitals, technology has developed to the point where patients …

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The Next-Generation RPM: How is it different?

The next-generation Remote Patient Monitoring holds the key to changing the healthcare system into one that works better for patients and providers alike, with its ability to expand treatment into the home for all patients, including high-risk and high-acuity patients, and deliver a data-first approach to healthcare. What is Next-Generation Remote Patient Monitoring? The widespread …

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Integration of Wearable Devices in Healthcare

The ever-evolving healthcare industry had slowly integrated the used of wearable devices to attain its ultimate goal in providing a high-quality healthcare.  Wearable devices or wearables are electronic devices that can be worn on a day-to-day basis and have the capabilities to collect the wearer’s physiological data. Some wearables are designed for preventive and maintenance …

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Remote Patient Monitoring and Care Coordination

Disrupting the status quo in healthcare in the United States is universally acknowledged as a necessity. The utilization of diverse technology is one example that has transformed care delivery, and telehealth is one of the most advanced and engaging tools in home healthcare to date. It is necessary to embrace disruptive innovation. Among the telehealth …

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