How Insurance Reimbursements Makes Remote Patient Monitoring Profitable for Healthcare Organizations
The COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged healthcare organizations and physicians to adopt remote healthcare more readily — from telehealth visits to remote patient monitoring (RPM). The need to care for patients efficiently from their homes and to assess a potential serious health problem has ushered in the future of the industry. This improves patient outcomes and decreases morbidity and mortality. Reimbursement from commercial and government health
According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, 53% of American adults estimated that the COVID pandemic had a negative effect on their mental health. Looking at the data that we’ve collected during the pandemic from our nurse triage service, we begin to see a clear picture. In this article, we deep dive into the data that show us how COVID cases have impacted collective mental health.
In this issue of Care News, you’ll hear from our CEO Dr. Charu Raheja about the lessons we’ve learned from COVID and how we plan to move forward. You will also hear from our Medical Director Dr. Ravi Raheja about the exciting new world of remote patient monitoring. Along with a few words from our new partnership with Analog Devices, you will be updated on important information in the remote nurse triage world!
Drs. Schmitt and Thompson, author of the gold standard protocols trusted by most hospitals and health organizations, have released new protocols specifically for the COVID-19 vaccine.
TriageLogic and Analog Devices Join Together to Bring Remote Patient Monitoring to Healthcare Organizations
The TriageLogic team and David Brown, the Director and Marketing Development at Analog Device, sat down to talk about their partnership in bringing RPM to doctors and hospitals to monitor their chronic care patients remotely.
Through 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic, TriageLogic has been assessing data. This data included patient symptoms, attitudes, and outcomes both in general as well as specific to COVID-19. Our goal was to share what we observed with the healthcare industry. We observed how patient behavior was impacted by breaking news and the media, and how education changed caller behavior.
In the United States, 6 in 10 adults in the United States suffer from some form of a chronic disease, such as obesity, diabetes, or heart disease. Chronic diseases are responsible for 75% of the 3.5 trillion dollars spent on healthcare each year. RPM can help alleviate that.
People are starting to make travel plans for the holidays coming up. While holiday season always mean longer work hours and less exercising for busy health care professional because of winter sickness and family gatherings, the COVID-19 pandemic has added an extra lawyer of worry and work.
The COVID-19 pandemic has increased telemedicine visits as patients and doctors try to stop the spread of infection. The CDC reports that telemedicine visits increased by more than 50% during the first months of the pandemic. Triage nurses can work closely with doctors to provide a safe and effective way to direct patients to the appropriate level of care and help save lives.
TriageLogic® Announces Release of Comprehensive Data on Remote Nurse Triage Calls and Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic
TriageLogic has collected data from nurse triage call centers and studied how patient behavior and use of telephone nurse triage services may have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nurse triage can save money by reducing the need for unnecessary ER visits, which are costly in terms of resources and money. Each ER visit costs about $2000. Unnecessary ER visits also increase strain on healthcare systems, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic when hospitals are already overburdened.
Does Telephone Nurse Triage Save Lives during COVID-19? A Look at COVID-19 Data from our Nurse Triage Medical Call Center
Nurse triage has the potential to save patient lives. Patients often don’t know what symptoms may be signs of serious medical problems. Using a set of standardized protocols, telephone triage nurses assess patient symptoms and determine which ones are most serious and may need immediate medical attention.