Remote Patient Monitoring

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Quality-driven healthcare system a boon for use of remote, mobile tools

This week I had the chance to speak about mHealth with Spyglass Managing Director Gregg Malkary, and during the discussion I noticed a trend: optimism of what's to come for mobile technology in...

Remote patient monitoring tools gaining traction for chronic disease management

More than half of hospitals and health systems responding to a new survey are deploying remote patient monitoring systems to achieve operational efficiencies, improve risk management and boost care quality and control costs, according to Spyglass Consulting Group.

mHealth Summit 2013: Remote monitoring helps CHRISTUS Health slash patient costs

Cost of care decreased and patient satisfaction jumped in a remote monitoring pilot project conducted by CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System in Texarkana, Texas, according to research presented this week at the mHealth Summit in Washington, D.C.

Fitness, mHealth device users to reach nearly 100M by 2018 

Over the next five years, there will be 96 million users of app-enabled mHealth and mobile-fitness hardware devices, up from 15 million in 2013, according to a new report from Juniper Research.

Remote patient monitoring to save $36B globally by 2018

Over the next five years, remote patient monitoring will result in cost savings of up to $36 billion worldwide, according to an announcement on the mHealth market from Juniper Research. The report...

ACOs question clinical, financial efficacy of remote patient monitoring

While 55 percent of ACOs interviewed for a recent survey have deployed or are evaluating remote patient monitoring technology, 71 percent of organizations expressed concerns about integrating RPM technology with existing clinical care processes and clinical information systems including their electronic medical record.

Worldwide telehealth market to grow 55% in 2013

Fueled by healthcare reform aimed at reducing in-patient costs and post-acute care strategies designed to reduce readmissions, the worldwide telehealth (remote patient monitoring) market will grow by 55 percent in 2013 in terms of device and service revenues, according to a recent report from InMedica, the medical technology research division of U.K.-based market research consultancy IMS Research.

AT&T, Ericsson launch cloud-based, remote patient monitoring solution

AT&T has launched new cloud-based remote patient monitoring technology that is delivered as software-as-a-service from Ericsson. The offering is designed to help doctors monitor their patients over video on a tablet connected to the Internet, providing coaching, reminders and health education to help better manage chronic diseases remotely without requiring a return hospital visit.

Market for embedded health monitoring-gadgets to hit 170M devices by 2017

The global market for clothing and accessories with embedded health-monitoring gadgets such as heart rate monitors and running speed sensors is expected to grow to 170 million devices by 2017, according to a new market study by  GigaOM  Pro.

Airstrip purchase of Palomar EMR kicks off all-in-one mobile platform push

In a bid to create a "mobile-EMR enhancer," mobile cardiac and obstetric monitoring company Airstrip Technologies just bought San Diego-based Palomar Health's self-developed electronic health record system.