Evidence that remote patient monitoring (RPM) can enhance healthcare delivery and improve patient outcomes is growing. But, if these services are not implemented effectively, they can exacerbate an ongoing and pervasive problem in healthcare: clinician burnout.
Eve Cunningham, MD, discusses the expansion of RPM to improve chronic disease management and how it plans to implement the services without adding to clinician burdens.
Generally, effective chronic disease management requires frequent communication and data sharing between physicians and patients, which isn't always possible.
"A lot of times, the primary care doctor doesn't have an hour or an hour and a half to go into detail with [the chronic care] patient about some of the things related to their behavioral health issues or related to their diet and exercise."
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