Remote patient monitoring is on the rise. Nearly half of all adults in the United States have been diagnosed with at least one chronic disease, and remote patient monitoring has been shown to help improve outcomes for these patients. It’s estimated that a quarter of Americans will be prescribed remote patient monitoring care by 2025, according to Insider Intelligence.
Remote patient monitoring is an increasingly popular subset of telehealth that enables various biometric devices – such as blood pressure monitors, weight scales, blood glucose monitors, and heart electrocardiograms – to securely transmit patient data to a provider’s database. For more details about this emerging telehealth trend, read our recent article, “What is Remote Patient Monitoring?”
In this article, we’ll review the top five benefits of remote patient monitoring experienced by patients and providers alike.