TITLE

Outpatient Connection

PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Healthcare Purchasing News;Jun2008, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study conducted by the Center for Connected Health, a division of Partners HealtCare, which found that a remote monitoring program can improve the condition of heart failure patients who are mobile and may reduce hospital readmissions. According to Ambar Kulshreshtha, lead author of the study and a research fellow at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, the goal of the study is to reduce hospital readmissions among heart failure patients and help them understand their condition using home telemonitoring.
ACCESSION #
32514141

 

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