Posts Tagged ‘connected health’

Infographic: The Future of Connected Health

May 22nd, 2017 by Melanie Matthews

Many physicians believe that personal connected health devices are helping health outcomes but there is still more convincing to be done, according to a new infographic by the Personal Connected Health Alliance.

The infographic examines physicians’ views on patient-generated data, concerns related to patient-generated data and how patient-generated data can be harnessed.

2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Digital HealthDigital health, also referred to as ‘connected health,’ leverages technology to help identify, track and manage health problems and challenges faced by patients. Person-centric health management is slowly acknowledging the device-driven lives of patients and health plan members and incorporating these tools into care delivery and management efforts.

2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Digital Health examines program goals, platforms, components, development strategies, target populations and health conditions, patient engagement metrics, results and challenges reported by more than 100 healthcare organizations responding to the February 2016 Digital Health survey by the Healthcare Intelligence Network.

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Infographic: The Connected Health Opportunity

February 12th, 2016 by Melanie Matthews

While a recent Scripps Institute study found that connected healthcare devices had no discernible impact on healthcare utilization, and little impact on health self-management, there are several healthcare organizations reporting costs savings and improved clinical outcomes from such programs, highlighted in a new infographic by Chilmark Research.

The infographic examines five case studies of healthcare organizations using technology and the impact the programs have had on costs and utilization.

The Connected Health Opportunity

Real-time remote management of high-risk populations curbed hospitalizations, hospital readmissions and ER visits for more than 80 percent of respondents and boosted self-management levels for nearly all remotely monitored patients, according to 2014 market data from the Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN).

Remote Monitoring of High-Risk Patients: Telehealth Protocols for Chronic Care Management profiles a successful eight-year initiative by New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation’s (NYCHHC) House Calls Telehealth Program that significantly lowered patients’ A1C blood glucose levels.

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Infographic: The Connected Patient

April 17th, 2015 by Melanie Matthews

The healthcare industry is still lagging behind patient expectations in terms of technology use and accessibility, according to a new report by Salesforce.com

The report found millennials prefer to engage with their providers through modern technology, and this will pressure healthcare providers to embed more social, mobile, and cloud technologies in their day-to-day interactions with patients. An infographic by Salesforce.com examines how patients currently connect with providers and what the future of health will look like.

Remote Patient Monitoring for Chronic Condition Management: Leveraging Technology in a Value-Based System Encouraged by early success in coaching 23 patients to wellness at home via remote monitoring, CHRISTUS Health expanded its remote patient monitoring (RPM) enrollment to 170 high-risk, high-cost patients. At that scaling-up juncture, the challenge for CHRISTUS shifted to balancing its mission of keeping patients healthy and in their homes with maintaining revenue streams sufficient to keep its doors open in a largely fee-for-service environment.

Remote Patient Monitoring for Chronic Condition Management: Leveraging Technology in a Value-Based System chronicles the evolution of the CHRISTUS RPM pilot, which is framed around a Bluetooth®-enabled monitoring kit sent home with patients at hospital discharge.

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Infographic: Will Connected Health Save the Healthcare Industry?

June 20th, 2013 by Melanie Matthews

The medical device ecosystem is changing from stand-alone “device+patient+physician” in the clinical setting to include mobility and access outside the four walls of the hospital.

The benefits of a connected healthcare system are illustrated in an infographic by Jabil, along with the top three diagnoses for connected health.

Will Connected Health Save the Healthcare Industry?

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