A Guide to Connected Health Device and Remote Patient Monitoring Vendors
In an age when nearly everyone is digitally connected in some way - even many senior citizens, who are often characterized as technophobic - it only makes sense that the healthcare industry is seeing a lot of connected health devices and remote patient monitoring (RPM) technologies.
Connected health devices run the gamut from wearable heart monitors, to Bluetooth-enabled scales, to Fitbits. They provide health measures of patients and transmit them back to providers – or in some cases, are reported back to providers – to facilitate healthcare decisions from afar. Remote patient monitoring technologies are akin to telemedicine technologies since they automatically observe and report on patients, often with chronic illnesses, so caregivers can remotely keep tabs on patients.
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