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Using Telehealth to Treat Depression in Elderly Patients

Posted by Michelle Hillock on Jun 25, 2019 7:00:00 AM

Depression can be caused by a number of environmental, social, and biological factors and shows different symptoms as we age. With the elderly population growing, it is important to understand the symptoms and treat them effectively. Enter telehealth.

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Topics: telehealth, engaging patients, behavioral health, mental health, aging, depression

Customizing Telehealth Monitoring for Patient Success: Marie's Telehealth Story

Posted by Anne Carle, RN on May 28, 2019 9:20:00 AM

Anne Carle, RN, Telehealth Clinical Coordinator at Cornerstone VNA, shared with HRS a wonderful patient success story. In her own words, read her story below about customizing a patient's care plan through the use of telehealth. 

 

 

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Topics: telehealth, telemedicine, engaging patients, patient success story, population health

Home-Based Aging Care Using Telehealth

Posted by Ianna Arthur on Dec 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM

As the aging population increases globally, it is integral to find effective and affordable ways to increase older adults’ independence, improve their quality of life, and decrease the risk of life-threatening injuries. Telehealth technology has the ability to accomplish all of this and more, and presents an exciting way to empower and educate elderly patients about their health.  

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Topics: engaging patients, rehabilitaiton, telerehabilitation, aging

Telehealth Helped George Manage COPD 

Posted by Anne Carle, RN on Feb 28, 2018 9:20:00 AM

Anne Carle, RN, Telehealth Clinical Coordinator at Cornerstone VNA shared with HRS a wonderful patient success story. In her own words, read her story below about caring for George Robinson, a patient who was able to manage COPD with the use of telehealth. 

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Topics: disease management, telehealth, telemedicine, remote patient monitoring, engaging patients, COPD, patient success story

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

In the News: CHI Health at Home Partners with Innovative Software Company HRS to Engage Patients

Posted by Gigi Cordero on Jan 23, 2018 9:15:53 AM
CHI Health at Home has partnered with Health Recovery Solutions to pilot a unique patient engagement platform.
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Topics: remote patient monitoring, engaging patients, news, home health

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

The Call for Telehealth in Palliative Care

Posted by Lily Mercer on Jan 17, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Telehealth is of great potential value to patients receiving palliative care. The palliative care community benefits from continuous monitoring and symptom management, both of which are enhanced by telehealth services. Additionally, telehealth allows care providers to monitor for functional decline and intervene early, so that patients can return to comfort as soon as possible.

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Topics: disease management, remote patient monitoring, engaging patients, communication, telehealth in palliative care

How Text Messaging Patients Promotes Engagement

Posted by Gigi Cordero on Jan 10, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Learn how text messaging can help keep patients engaged in their care and get tips from Maranda Perez, RN on how to introduce text messaging to telehealth patients.

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Topics: telehealth, remote patient monitoring, engaging patients, text messaging

In the News: Holland Hospital Home Health Achieves Better Health Outcomes for Chronic Disease Patients

Posted by Gigi Cordero on Jan 9, 2018 10:04:30 AM

Holland Hospital Home Health is the only organization in West Michigan to partner with Health Recovery Solutions to provide patients with remote monitoring technology

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Topics: disease management, telehealth, telemedicine, remote patient monitoring, engaging patients, chronic disease, news