Remote Patient Monitoring For Hypertension can help healthcare professionals treat patients with this common condition.
What is Remote Physiologic Monitoring?
Remote physiologic monitoring, more often referred to as remote patient monitoring (RPM), is a program that equips qualified patients with easy-to-use digital technology to measure and automatically transmit vital signs to clinical staff for monitoring and allows medical providers to intervene more quickly before a manageable condition becomes a health emergency requiring hospitalization. Patients are asked to contribute regular measurements of their health, such as blood pressure, heart rate, oxygen level, weight, or blood sugar which establishes a solid baseline, and makes it much easier for the patient’s care team to spot trends and take appropriate action. Recommended treatments can include adjusting medication(s), diet modifications, or exercise routines based on a patient’s individual health status. The goals of an RPM program are to optimize patient health, reduce costs, and increase the efficiency of the health system by delivering the right care at the right time in the right place.
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