How to Build a Remote Patient Monitoring Program

UPMC’s five-year-old tablet-based program was initially only for patients with congestive heart failure, but is now in the process of expanding to as many as four other conditions, and is a valuable tool in preventing expensive and unnecessary hospitalizations.

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Can a remote patient monitoring program prevent hospitalizations?

The answer, according to University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) experts, is unequivocally yes.

That means big savings in a world of high-end healthcare that is increasingly becoming value-based. What UPMC did to build the remote monitoring program doesn’t necessarily take huge budgets and massive staffing additions.

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