Despite dedicated CPT codes, technology, and support services, most healthcare providers have not yet commenced charging for remote patient monitoring (RPM). Southbank Medical Centre Telehealth and RPM serve patients, providers, and caregivers when administered together.
There are several benefits to consider, from expanding access to virtual care, patient-provider contact, and patient involvement in self-management to minimizing COVID-19 spread and behavioral, mental, and addiction-related issues.
Telehealth offers concise summaries of new technology to keep you updated and help you write proposals or budgets. Here are top telehealth and configurable remote patient monitoring perks.
- Improves evidence-based clinical decision making RPM improves physicians’ clinical judgment and understanding on patient status between office visits and gives tools to inform proactive care delivery. With RPM, the practitioner may see how symptoms emerge and change, allowing them to spot patterns or adjust a patient’s treatment strategy.
- Improves self-management, care plan Adherence. RPM can provide patients with easy, condition-specific solutions to manage their disease. Conditions might range from single or several chronic comorbidities to malignant neoplasms. RPM provides patients with easy-to-use, condition-specific gadgets.
- Reduces provider and payer costs. Decades of studies have shown a decline in healthcare costs, but only recently. RPM reduces avoidable ED use. RPM reduces hospital admissions and readmissions.
- Reduces patient costs and boosts productivity. Telehealth and remote patient monitoring save on in-person visits. Patients avoid travel, childcare, parking, and missed work.
- Remote patient monitoring improves care. RPM lowers access barriers by providing care wherever and whenever needed. It reduces no-shows. RPM can reach rural places without access to specialists.
- Engages patients. RPM helps patients understand their health, which promotes patient involvement. When a patient understands their disease, treatment plan, and obligations, they’re more likely to improve. Easily accessible education and information can boost involvement.
- Boosts staff productivity. RPM lets clinicians triage patients based on real-time patient status. Integrating RPM tools with the provider’s EMR reduces duplicate documentation. Remote Patient Monitoring reduces the number of overbooked in-person health visits during staffing emergencies. It combines team-based and flexible care.
- Improves caregiving. Many RPM technologies enable access to vital sign records and development for the patient’s caregiver. With RPM, the caregiver can affect the patient’s care and treatment. It can also offer carers emergency support.
- Improves patient satisfaction. Telehealth and remote patient monitoring are convenient for patients. RPM allows patients to obtain effective, safe, and proper care from the convenience of their homes.
- Increases referrals and retention. Remote patient monitoring can enhance hospital referrals and income. Using technology to provide innovative care can boost patient retention and attract new patients. Patients value ease, and they stay loyal to providers who offer it.
- Improves clinician-patient relationship. RPM improves patient-provider communication, which enhances the connection. It might reassure patients that their practitioner is there for them. Patients are happier and more loyal to doctors.