Remote Monitoring in Care Homes Reduces Hospital Admissions Finds Study
A study funded by Health Data Research UK and conducted by The University of Sheffield, Durham University, University of Lancaster, and Newcastle University assessed the impact of Health Call’s Digital Care Home on care home residents. The study analyzed data from 8,702 residents across 118 care homes over three years. Digital Care Home significantly reduced unplanned secondary care usage, resulting in an 11% reduction in emergency department attendances, a 28% decrease in 28-day readmissions, and an 11% reduction in emergency admission length of stay. The study also highlighted financial savings, with a per-resident reduction of £113 in 2021.
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