The rising use of virtual healthcare services and delivery systems is one of the most intriguing trends in today’s healthcare landscape. Remote patient monitoring (RPM), also known as remote physiologic monitoring, is one example of this. Before 2020, most people had never heard of RPM. However, as more physicians start using the service and recommending it to their patients, this is beginning to change.
Yet many folks still don’t have a solid grasp of remote patient monitoring. This guide defines RPM and compares the idea of remote patient monitoring with other terminologies that are frequently used in conjunction with it.
Given the substantial and widespread benefits to clinicians, it is not surprising that remote patient monitoring is gaining popularity quickly, as we see at Prevounce. RPM allows practitioners to closely monitor a patient’s chronic health issues without requiring the patient to attend a facility, in other words, physically.
If you still need persuasion regarding the advantages of RPM, have a look at some of the most recent facts about its rising rate of adoption:
According to the American Medical Association, over nine out of ten healthcare providers said they had invested in or considered remote patient monitoring systems.
Given the genuine advantages that remote patient monitoring can provide for the quality of care, increased acceptance is not surprising. Let’s examine a few of the studies.
Patients listed the following as the top three advantages of remote patient monitoring:
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