Overview

Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) refers to a wide variety of technologies designed to manage and monitor a range of health conditions outside of the four-walls of the hospital. RPM technologies include point-of-care monitoring devices, such as vital signs, weight scales, blood sugar, blood oxygen levels, heart rate, electrocardiograms, glucometers, and blood pressure monitors, whether standalone or fully integrated within a health data reporting system. These devices provide alerts when a patient’s health conditions decline or improve and are particularly useful for the elderly, chronically ill, and people who have trouble accessing traditional sites of care, especially in rural areas. RPM technologies provide essential support for the coordination of care, behavior change (of providers as well as patients), and evidence-based decision support for patients. Additionally, incorporating RPM in chronic disease management can significantly improve an individual’s quality of life. Read more…

Supporting Organizations

HIMSS Houston Chapter

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