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Using Telehealth for Digestive Diseases

Posted by Lily Mercer on May 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Telehealth solutions are commonly used to manage chronic diseases like diabetes, congestive heart failure, asthma, hypertension, and COPD, yet research on using telehealth for digestive diseases is lacking.

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Topics: medication adherence, disease management, telehealth, remote patient monitoring, telehealth model, digestive disease, patient satisfaction

How Telehealth Is Changing The Clinical Practice Of COPD

Posted by Gigi Cordero on Apr 25, 2018 7:04:00 AM

Research studies have shown a significant reduction in hospitalizations and use of other acute healthcare services for patients using telehealth. With a high cost of COPD and COPD exacerbation, hospital systems have turned to telehealth to help improve outcomes. 

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Topics: telehealth, telemedicine, remote patient monitoring, chronic disease, COPD

Unique Telehealth Programs: Paramedic Home Visiting Program

Posted by Gigi Cordero on Apr 4, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Araelle Jenison is an EMT and the Manager and Telehealth Coordinator for the Mobile Health Care System Community Check Program for Adirondack Health. The program is designed to complement home health care. Patients placed on the program can benefit from the immediate intervention of paramedics. In her own words Jenison writes about the program and how it has been implemented in the Southern Washington County and Northern Rensselaer County.

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Topics: telehealth, remote patient monitoring, chronic disease, clinician engagement, EMT, unique telehealth programs

Improving Healthcare Efficiency With Telehealth

Posted by Lily Mercer on Mar 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM

As the prevalence of chronic diseases continues to rise, healthcare systems will experience added pressure to make efficient use of their resources and treat more patients without compromising quality of care. Telehealth offers a solution to the growing need for healthcare efficiency in primary care settings today.

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Topics: disease management, remote patient monitoring, chronic disease, primary care, introducing telehealth, telehealth engagement, clinician engagement

Expanding the Reach of Telehealth to Kidney Disease

Posted by Lily Mercer on Mar 7, 2018 9:29:00 AM

Patients with kidney disease can gain tremendous benefits from telehealth. Telehealth solutions offer self management tools and enhanced communication between patients and clinicians. This level of enhanced care can help both patients and providers overcome barriers to healthcare for this patient population.

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Topics: disease management, remote patient monitoring, communication, kidney disease, ESRD

[Webinar] Telehealth Remote Patient Monitoring Then Vs. Now

Posted by Gigi Cordero on Mar 5, 2018 9:11:00 AM

Today’s telehealth is taking patient care in the home to whole new levels, advancing care delivery and producing better patient outcomes with reduced cost. 

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Topics: telehealth, remote patient monitoring, Webinar

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

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

Enhancing Postpartum Health With Dietitian Video Consultations

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

Postpartum women require a considerable amount of healthcare in the months following childbirth. In addition to attending to basic medical needs, it is also important that postpartum women optimize their weight status. Returning to a healthy weight after pregnancy can positively influence lifelong weight status, chronic disease risk, and offspring health.

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Topics: telehealth, remote patient monitoring, communication, introducing telehealth, postpartum, video conferencing

Telemonitoring Identified A Pattern In John’s Health And Reversed His Renal Failure

Posted by Gigi Cordero on Feb 2, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Rebecca Kovach, LPN, Telehealth Nurse Coordinator/ Cardiac Heart Failure Program at Beaumont Home Care in Madison Heights, Michigan shares a story about a patient whose use of telehealth helped discover a life-changing pattern.

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Topics: telehealth, remote patient monitoring, patient success story, home health