The way in which health care providers are able to care for their parents has been enhanced through technology. Telemedicine is one key example of how the healthcare industry has evolved to better service their patients. One way in particular that telemedicine has changed the patient experience comes in the form of remote patient monitoring.
Remote patient monitoring has been around for some time, but never quite provided the value that it does now. This technique requires using systems that allow health care professionals to oversee a patient without them being physically present in their facility or hospital. The devices that facilitate this experience allow professionals to track the necessary vitals and information securely. This information is then transferred back to the health care providers and is stored in their electronic health records. (more…)