Wearables, Remote Patient Monitoring & The Future of Chronic Care Management With Richard Milani, MD
In this engaging AMA Update podcast, Todd Unger, AMA's Chief Experience Officer, converses with Dr. Richard Milani, Chief Clinical Transformation Officer at Ochsner Health. They delve into the evolution of remote patient monitoring (RPM) and its profound impact on chronic disease management. Dr. Milani illuminates Ochsner's RPM initiatives across various chronic conditions like hypertension, diabetes, COPD, and falls among elderly populations. He underscores the role of wearable tech and AI in identifying at-risk groups, showcasing how these innovations enable passive monitoring and timely interventions. Dr. Milani envisions a future where integrated passive monitoring technologies, like smartwatches, detect health issues proactively. He emphasizes the need for robust infrastructure to leverage and respond to such data, highlighting RPM's potential in mitigating physician burnout by delegating routine tasks. This dialogue accentuates RPM's transformative potential, urging health systems to adopt these technologies for superior chronic disease management.
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