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Remote Patient Monitoring Expands the Abilities of Home Health Agencies

RPM, HealthcareReform, HomeHealth, HHA

Remote patient monitoring and telehealth are expanding to improve all areas of healthcare. Hospitals, provider groups, and home health agencies are already reaping major benefits from the...

PRIVATE INSURANCE PROVIDERS FOLLOW MEDICARE IN REIMBURSEMENT FOR REMOTE PATIENT MONITORING

RPM, Reimbursement, HealthcareReform

Recent changes by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have led the way to an extremely promising future of remote patient monitoring (RPM). RPM uses cutting edge technology to...

Remote Patient Monitoring to Release Healthcare from the Confines of Traditional Facilities

RPM, CMS

Healthcare systems across the country are struggling to meet the demand of the many patients who need ongoing medical care. As advances in medicine continue to move forward, Americans are living...

CMS Backs RPM-Why Stakeholders should pay attention

RPM

For years, telehealth and telemedicine adoption rates have been stalled by uncertain payer support. In fact, 67% of physicians cite federal support as the primary barrier for telemedicine.

This...

Remote Patient Monitoring-The Future of Telemedicine

RPM

In an interview about the future of telemedicine, Dr. Stephen Klasko stated, "I think we have to stop talking about telehealth...we do not talk about telebanking anymore. We talk about...

Personal Spirometers, Peak Flow Meters, Incentive Spirometers, and Oximeters Defined

Cystic Fibrosis Remote Patient Monitoring

It is difficult to gauge cost efficiency when pricing various pulmonary and lung-function meters, especially when the definitions or intent of these meters is confusing. In reality, each meter...

Collaboration Provides Home Spirometry to the CF Community

Cystic Fibrosis Remote Patient Monitoring

The Boomer Esiason Foundation and PMD Healthcare have joined forces for two reasons:

  1. To provide home spirometry to the CF community enabling real time monitoring anytime, anywhere.
  2. To learn more...

Top 5 CF Patient Benefits for Monitoring Your Lung Functions at Home

If you are a person with a chronic illness, such as Cystic Fibrosis, having the ability to monitor your health and lung functions from home is very important. In a recent 2018 PMD Healthcare...

Medical Documentation for Summer Travel with CF

 We all look forward to Summer - being outside and enjoying nature, visiting a favorite lake, going to the beach, leaving the city for the mountains, yet for people with medical conditions, such as...

Know Your Blood Pressure Numbers

For the first time in over 14 years, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) recently changed their guidelines to help detect, prevent, manage and treat...