The Role of a Wireless Patient Monitoring System for At Home Care
Among the many benefits being brought to the healthcare service by wireless patient monitoring is the facility to escalate home care for both chronic and acute conditions.
Physicians have long recognized the benefits of care at home but hospitals have been reluctant to send acute patients home because it would have impacted on their revenue under the fee-for-service model. Now that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have removed that obstacle by introducing the Acute Hospital Care At Home waiver, the road is clear for home care to grow apace. And wireless patient monitoring is making it possible.Continue reading