So far, remote patient monitoring experienced trial runs, especially the in the year 2019. But, this is set to change over 2020, when the technology enters the implementation phase. And, it is noteworthy that the push and adoption is largely an outcome of the many benefits it promises. Some of those are connection simplification, and cost savings that accrue.
Remote Monitoring – Reasons Paving the Path to Success
As per an expert in the market, technology such as Bluetooth in RPM, marks a prominent place for itself. And, as more advancement in monitoring technologies emerge, the higher the adoption for RPM.
Already, a number of healthcare facilities and hospitals are investing in telehealth. Here, expert witness a notable role of video conferences and consumer healthcare wearables. These not only help in save on travel expenses but also time and effort put in seeing the HCP in person. Additionally, remote monitoring also ensures prompt service and better tabs on patient health. In cases where patient has conditions such as diabetes or heart issues, this is a boon.
It is also noteworthy that the increasing usage of smartphones and tablets is playing a significant role here. As more people see better connectivity, and get comfortable with technology use, the better the care extension.
So far, RPM solutions are many. And, some are really positive in terms of outcome. Besides, these help in all four spheres of lower costs, improvement in care, superior health outcomes, and good clinical experience.
A major factor here, that is contributing positively to RPM landscape, is that of shift towards value-based healthcare. Additionally, there are people who choose home care over hospital care. These too are notable in their contribution.
However, it is noteworthy, that this only works if the devices are many. Otherwise, the impact falls short in terms of goal achievement.