Newly developed artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are expected to help agencies improve patient outcomes and compliance by doing things such as proposing goals and interventions for patients based on a scan of all records and determining whether more visits or other services are needed.
Now is the time to get creative with fall detection capabilities by considering options in the marketplace and already in the patient’s home that could help avoid injury.
by: David J. Pryzbylski
There are countless workplace technologies available to companies that enable them to track employees for various purposes. For example, many employers have GPS devices on company vehicles so they can track how efficiently they are delivering services. But does the use of such technology violate labor law? Based on a memo from the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) general counsel, the answer could soon be “yes” in many cases.
With RPM, you can quickly identify any trends that may be changing for a patient, getting a better picture of those high-risk patients in the field.
While remote patient monitoring has been shown in studies to improve patient satisfaction, agencies need to carefully construct training for both clinicians and patients to get the biggest bang for the buck.
There are several reasons why elderly Americans fail to adhere to their medication plans, but there are plenty of strategies and tools for patients, caregivers, providers and payers that can help ensure adherence to medication prescription plans.
Even pre-pandemic, health care organizations were prime targets for hackers and other online threats. That condition has only grown worse over the past 18 months, with vaccine infrastructure becoming a tempting target for bad actors in addition to health care systems’ continuing vulnerability to ransomware attacks.
With patients visiting physicians less frequently, providers are relying on monitoring solutions to pick up signs and symptoms, track blood pressures and more in the home.
Telehealth promises a host of improvements for patients, a less strenuous workload for staff and potential business opportunities for providers.
While smart home technology has been around for some time, the pandemic has highlighted the potential for smart technology in home health.


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