Remote patient monitoring (RPM) hasn’t always been easy to implement or get reimbursed for, but COVID-19 brought with it significant industry changes. Patients want at-home medical devices to better manage their conditions, and providers can now be more easily reimbursed for RPM services. Here’s what you need to know to see if RPM is right for your patients.
Remote Patient Monitoring: What You Need to Know
Patient Interest Has Piqued Post-Pandemic
Before COVID-19: 52% of consumers would use a connected health device if doctor recommended.¹
After COVID-19: 75% of chronic care patients would wear a health device if prescribed by their doctor. ³
Favorable Reimbursements for Providers Who Adopt Remote Monitoring²
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1. CTA Survey Finds High Demand for Remote Patient Monitoring Devices. Consumer Technology Association, April 2019.
2.Remote Patient Monitoring Expands for COVID-19. Samsung Business Insights, Sept. 2020.
3. Sony’s mSafety™ Study Finds Nearly 90 Percent of People Surveyed with Chronic Conditions Believe a Remote Health Monitoring Device Could Help Them Better Manage their Health. Business Wire, June 2020.
4. COVID-19 accelerates remote patient monitoring adoption. Samsung Business Insights, July 2020.