Remote Monitoring Fails Early Tests in Improving Health Outcomes

There’s been an increasing focus on remote monitoring in the home health sector as of late, with multinational tech giant Philips (NYSE: PHG) among those betting on these types of devices. However, there’s little evidence, if any, showing they improve health outcomes, according to recent research published in the International Journal of Medical Informatics. Internet-linked products and home […]

Editor’s Picks: HomeHero, LHC Group and Miss Snuffles

This week, Home Health Care News readers learned why the CEO of LHC Group describes his company as “non-acute.” Readers were also intrigued by a study that saw readmissions fall by 40% thanks to remote monitoring, and learned more about HomeHero’s latest moves. Here in the newsroom, we are considering getting our own 185-pound therapy […]

Remote Monitoring Slashes Readmissions 40% for UVA Health

As federal payors continue to push the national health system toward value-based purchasing with financial incentives for coordinated care, major hospital systems are partnering up with businesses that can improve patient outcomes after a discharge. Locus Health is one of those companies that provides coordinated care with remote patient care management technology. The Virginia-based company […]