Practical Steps for Remote Patient Monitoring Service Line Success
As a subset of telehealth, RPM has increasingly been adopted during the COVID-19 pandemic for several reasons, including policy changes, contactless care, ease of use, improved patient monitoring that leads to a reduction in readmissions.
Patient data can be collected and monitored for several health-related metrics, including blood pressure, blood sugar levels, electrocardiograms, heart rate, vital signs and weight. RPM has been an asset during the pandemic because it makes contactless monitoring possible between physicians and patients, which can help when deciding on a course of treatment.
After considering barriers to adoption and selecting the right vendor for your practice, an RPM program should be implemented properly.
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