AultCare/Cardiocom® White Paper Shows Telehealth Services Reduce ER Visits and Inpatient Stays for Patients
CANTON, Ohio, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- AultCare has been using patient telemonitoring for six years and has, in partnership with Cardiocom, released a white paper entitled, "AultCare Sees Positive Results from Cardiocom Program."
The paper describes the structure of the coordinated program between health plan, hospital, physician and patient. Improved patient self-management has resulted in measurable reductions in emergency room and inpatient utilization from participating patients. With health reform incentives to hospitals to reduce readmission rates, and initiatives to improve care coordination for chronic conditions, this data reveals timely information for patients and health systems.
The white paper discusses:
- How telemonitoring works
- Results achieved
- Lessons learned
AultCare, established in 1985, provides local, affordable and quality health-care administration for more than 2,300 local companies, making it one of the largest hospital-based PPOs (Preferred Provider Organization) in the Midwest. AultCare continues to develop innovative products and plan designs to meet the needs of area companies, including specialized wellness programs and a disease management program that focuses on preventative care to lower medical costs. AultCare is based in Canton, Ohio. For more information, visit www.aultcare.com.
Cardiocom®, the Experts in Telehealth(SM), is an award-winning leader in innovative home telehealth solutions. Founded in 1997, Cardiocom develops, manufactures and markets its own telehealth devices for heart failure, diabetes, hypertension, COPD, asthma and other chronic conditions. Cardiocom's clients i