Rural patient populations can benefit from remote care at home programs, enabling access to essential healthcare services without requiring patients to travel long distances. But there are important considerations healthcare organizations should make to ensure the programs are effective for patients and clinicians.
In this One-on-One interview, Kim Cantrell, director of 360 care management at Wise Health System, a four-hospital, integrated care network located across northern Texas, explains how remote care at home is increasing access to care for the system’s rural communities, reducing the risk of unnecessary readmissions, and improving the experience for patients and their families.
Key takeaways include:
-Tips for selecting remote patient monitoring devices
-Key features to bear in mind when considering a remote care partner
-Keys to improving clinician adoption