Disengaged and Disconnected: Why Most Remote Monitoring Programs Underperform

 

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Managed Healthcare Executive recently published an article written by James Brown, MD, our Remote Patient Monitoring Practice Lead. Here’s an excerpt:

Healthcare organizations moved with exponential speed to implement and scale their remote monitoring programs at the outset of the pandemic. Now, nearly two years into the crisis, the movement toward remote monitoring—which includes patients’ vitals as well as cardiac implantable devices—shows no signs of slowing down. By 2024, 30 million U.S. patients are expected to use remote monitoring devices, representing a nearly 30% increase from 2020.

Yet as remote monitoring momentum grows, many healthcare organizations are learning that creating an effective, scalable program is not easy. Most engage only about half of eligible patients. When patients do engage, providers struggle to keep them connected, find actionable insights in the data, and achieve optimal reimbursement.

The good news is that a small but growing number of healthcare organizations are overcoming these barriers and creating successful remote monitoring programs. Here’s what’s working for them, and how other healthcare organizations can apply the lessons learned.

To read the full article, click here.