Types of Telehealth

Remote Monitoring

When a patient can benefit from on-going monitoring but will not remain a healthcare facility, remote patient monitoring equipment can be used. Like other types of Telehealth technology, remote patient monitoring devices are used for a variety of applications and have a large range of potential features. The equipment that the patient uses typically includes sensors on a device or an interface to the patient to share input with the provider. In all cases, the data obtained by the monitoring equipment is transferred to a central location where it is evaluated by a healthcare professional and/or a clinical decision support algorithm. Necessary follow-up based on the clinical data is then ensured. New applications of the equipment include units that allow for interactive video-conferencing as well as interfaces for communication between the provider and patient. This communication may include: medication reminders or sharing of educational materials. Please contact us to learn more!


Featured Resources

News

GAO Reports on Telehealth COVID-19 Flexibility Findings

Date Published: 2021 | Author: Center for Connected Health Policy(CCHP)

Changes in Short-term, Long-term, and Preventive Care Delivery in US Office-Based and Telemedicine Visits During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Date Published: 2021 | Author: JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(7):e211529. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.1529

Report on Web

Telemedicine: Ensuring Safe, Equitable, Person-Centered Virtual Care

Date Published: 2021 | Author: Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Journal Article

The empirical foundations of telemedicine interventions for chronic disease management

Date Published: 2014 | Author: Bashshur

Journal Article

Factors affecting provision of successful monitoring in home telehealth

Date Published: 2012 | Author: Wade


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