The introduction of new digital technologies has allowed for innovative patient care practices in the healthcare industry. Healthcare providers across the globe are beginning to implement new technology that enables remote patient monitoring, to better track and treat patients throughout the episode of care.
According to the Center for Connected Health Policy, “Remote patient monitoring (RPM) uses digital technologies to collect medical and other forms of health data from individuals in one location and electronically transmit that information securely to health care providers in a different location for assessment and recommendations. This type of service allows a provider to continue to track healthcare data for a patient once released to home or a care facility, reducing readmission rates…”1
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