Diabetes patients and providers need more education on remote patient monitoring
Feb 01, 2022
Due to the pandemic, there has been an increase in using technology to provide health and home care services. Telemedicine appointments with providers skyrocketed, health and wellness platforms expanded,...
Fewer deaths reported with enrollment in COVID-19 remote monitoring
Nov 18, 2021
Remote monitoring service, COVID Watch, reduced deaths at 30 and 60 days and was associated with presentation to emergency department sooner
Life after COVID: Remote patient monitoring will be even more critical
Sep 01, 2021
At its height, COVID-19 quite literally pushed the healthcare industry to its limits. Its impacts have been undeniably grim, with executives, physicians, nurses and patients all being affected by its influence....
National survey tells story of COVID in assisted living
Aug 19, 2021
New industry data from the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics details how COVID-19 affected assisted living communities across the country during the height of the pandemic.
Using remote patient monitoring to improve resident health, staff satisfaction in LTC
Jul 22, 2021
Technology continues to play an increasingly important role in patient care. COVID-19 prompted many doctors to implement virtual care, sparking huge growth in telemedicine and remote patient monitoring....
Remote monitoring rule could ultimately drive down healthcare costs
May 18, 2021
Despite discovering the myriad benefits of remote monitoring over the past year due to the necessity of COVID-19, a December final rule around reimbursement severely disincentivizes providers from using...
Brain implant therapy for Parkinson’s now can be managed remotely, test shows
May 04, 2021
Researchers now can wirelessly stream brain activity from patients with Parkinson’s disease as they go about their normal daily activities, and better adjust treatment delivered by an implanted deep...
ONE DAY TO GO: Online Forum offers new COVID-19 strategies Thursday
Mar 31, 2021
Providers can learn new strategies to thrive despite the pandemic during Thursday’s 10th McKnight’s Online Forum, hosted by McKnight’s Long-Term Care News and McKnight’s Senior Living.
AliveCor’s ECG algorithm gets FDA nod
Nov 25, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration has given clearance to AliveCor’s next generation of interpretive ECG algorithms, used in personal cardiology devices to support telemedicine. AliveCor’s KardiaMobile...
Are smart healthcare facilities the wave of the future?
Nov 06, 2020
Amid the horrors of the coronavirus pandemic, there was a hopeful glimpse of healthcare’s future. And it came from the very epicenter of the outbreak — Wuhan, China — where in the early days of March,...