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Managing Chronic Disease with Telerehabilitation

Posted by Lily Mercer on Jun 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM

As the aging population grows, the number of people living with chronic diseases will continue to rise. Because medical advancements have increased the lifespan of these individuals, there is a consistent need for healthcare efforts directed toward disease management. By addressing the morbidity and mortality associated with chronic diseases, healthcare providers can improve quality of life and reduce hospital readmissions for the aging population.

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Topics: disease management, chronic disease, CHF, COPD, heart disease, patient education

In the News: Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice Improves Patient Outcomes by Expanding Telehealth

Posted by Gigi Cordero on Feb 20, 2018 10:35:12 AM

Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice, a leading agency serving 48 Ohio counties, is using innovative technology to keep patients healthy and at home.

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Topics: telehealth, remote patient monitoring, chronic disease, news, CHF, COPD, home health, heart disease

Introducing Telehealth To Patients: An Interview With Katherine Berger, MS

Posted by Gigi Cordero on Feb 7, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Katherine Berger, MS is a Transition Care Manager/Admissions Liaison at Cornerstone VNA. Berger was trained as a counseling therapist and worked for 15 years in education. I had the pleasure of chatting with her about her role and her experiences introducing telehealth to patients before hospital discharge.

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Topics: telehealth, engaging patients, CHF, COPD, home health, introducing telehealth

A Compelling Case For Telemedicine In Primary Care

Posted by Lily Mercer on Jan 21, 2018 9:00:00 PM

As the aging population grows and as chronic diseases become increasingly prevalent, healthcare must be accessible beyond hospital walls. Patients living with chronic disease are often not hospital bound. They can, and typically prefer to, live at home. The boundaries of healthcare must adapt to care for these individuals.

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Topics: disease management, telemedicine, diabetes, remote patient monitoring, engaging patients, communication, CHF, primary care, hypertension, COPD