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New Web-based ROI Tool Demonstrates Return on Investment of Remote Patient Monitoring Programs

The Center for Connected Health (CCH) and the Center for Technology and Aging (CTA) have collaborated on the development of a tool for analyzing the ROI for remote patient monitoring (RPM) technologies, enabling healthcare providers to evaluate the financial benefit … finish reading New Web-based ROI Tool Demonstrates Return on Investment of Remote Patient Monitoring Programs

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Medication Adherence Can Improve Outcomes, Reduce Costs for Patients with Heart Disease

Patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) who are medication adherent can save the healthcare system up to $868 per patient per year, according to a study from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and CVS Caremark, published in the American Journal of … finish reading Medication Adherence Can Improve Outcomes, Reduce Costs for Patients with Heart Disease

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Hospitals Focus on Care Transitions to Curb Excessive Readmissions

As CMS prepares to impose penalties next month for what it deems ‘excessive’ hospital readmission rates, 75 percent of healthcare companies have launched programs to reduce avoidable hospital readmissions. The Healthcare Intelligence Network annual survey on Reducing Readmissions documented the … finish reading Hospitals Focus on Care Transitions to Curb Excessive Readmissions

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