Benefits of Remote Patient Monitoring for accountable care organization

Posted by kamal on July 22nd, 2021

Technological advancements have seen significant improvements in the health sector. Some of these changes include remote and mobile patient monitoring using the latest devices and technologies. To explore that topic further, you can read the benefits of such monitoring below.

Better Access

Mobile and remote patient monitoring help clinicians get better access to patients’ data when and where they need it. With a patient being monitored from a recuperation center, a physician can gain access to much information about their recovery process, response to medicine, and other key aspects.

Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) allows physicians to review patient generated real time physiological data i.e. heart rate, blood pressure, blood glucose, Pulse Oximetry, weight, BMI, symptoms, step activity etc. If a patient can take tests and send them to their physician using a mobile medical device, much of the process is eased. The process also favors patients with long-term illnesses that disadvantage them when it comes to routine visits to a medical facility.

Also, the monitoring helps patients to have better access to healthcare. A physician monitoring their patient remotely through a device or via the internet is able to channel their best efforts to help the patient recover faster or access better care. This is because they can monitor the patient’s response to medication, side effects, and also have a better way of determining whether the patient will need a change in medication.

Improved Quality of Care

Mobile, and remote patient monitoring can help accountable care organization achieve higher quality scores for their Medicare Star Reporting. Since Chronic Care Management Cloud ®SPAC Chronic Care Management Physician, Patient and Pharmacy Portals ® and Mobile Chronic Care Management® are designed to connect clinicians with their patients in a more direct and virtual way, clinicians get access to the relevant patients’ physiological data in real-time. This, in return, helps them to design better routines, make them more efficient, and reduce healthcare costs.

Increased Assurance

The comfort and engagement of a patient are important, and with mobile and remote patient monitoring, the assurance is easy to come by. The patient, in their respective recuperation place, is assured of having someone watching out for their health, albeit virtually.

Better Education, Support, and Feedback for Patients

This mode of monitoring patients’ performance helps to create a continuous and instantaneous connection between a caregiver and their patients. The system also ensures patients have access to better levels of information, education, support, and feedback about their health. As compared to traditional models of healthcare, therefore, the remote patient monitoring system allows one not only to collect data but also to share information back to their patients and physicians.

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