Implementing RPM: 3 Physicians’ Unique Experiences

Are you interested in creating a Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) program that works for your practice? You will want to implement an RPM program that creates value, improves clinical care and engagement while simultaneously creating a profit center for the business. Hear from your peers who have started an RPM program and learn how the program improved patient outcomes and reduced staff burden. You will walk away with a list of things to consider when exploring these new opportunities to expand your services.

Learning Objectives: 

● How RPM benefits patients and practices
● Successful strategies for creating an RPM program
● Common RPM pitfalls to avoid
● How to optimize RPM reimbursement


Randal Brown, M.D. 

CEO, Sunrise Medical Group
Group and Chief of staff, Guadalupe County Hospital

A native of Santa Rosa, Dr. Randal Brown is the CEO at Sunrise Medical Group and Chief of staff at Guadalupe County Hospital. He has been instrumental in recruiting doctors for both Santa Rosa and Tucumcari and is the preceptor for UNM’s family medicine doctors in training at the clinics. His time away from the clinics includes farming, ranching and occasional construction projects.

Scott J. Ratner, M.D. 

St. Francis Hospital’s Heart Center, North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset, Franklin Hospital Medical Center, Mercy Medical Center, Winthrop University Hospital

Scott J. Ratner, M.D. has been in the practice of medicine for more than 30 years. He has been certified by the American Board of Cardiovascular Diseases and the American Board of Internal Medicine, as well as by the Subspecialty Boards of Critical Care Medicine and Nuclear Cardiology.

Dr. Ratner is currently on the staff of St. Francis Hospital’s Heart Center, North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset and NYU Langone – Long Island.

Trained at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York, Dr. Ratner remained on the faculty as an Assistant Professor of Medicine for several years while working in New York City. He is the author of several dozen articles in prestigious medical journals and was a professional medical writer. In addition, he has held numerous hospital and faculty positions during his career.

Dr. Paul Dewey, M.D

Gateway Family Health Clinic

Dr. Dewey specializes in adult and pediatric general medicine, cardiovascular disease, diabetes care, geriatrics, medical orthopedics, and sports medicine at Gateway Family Health Clinic in Minnesota. He completed medical school at the University of Minnesota and a combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency at Southern Illinois University. Outside of medicine Dr. Dewey enjoys spending time with family, outdoor sports, fishing, and hunting.