MINNEAPOLIS, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brockton Visiting Nurse Association, a 100 year old provider of home care services to the residents of Southeastern Massachusetts, announced that it has entered into a business relationship with Cardiocom to provide advanced home telehealth technology to patients with chronic conditions. Cardiocom, Experts in Telehealth(SM), is a world class developer, manufacturer and clinical service provider of award-winning telehealth solutions.
Cardiocom's telehealth system provides an interactive opportunity to proactively manage patient care. Every day, Brockton VNA patients use the Cardiocom Telehealth System to communicate with a Brockton VNA nurse. The Home Telemonitoring System guides the patient through an interactive Health Check and collection of vital signs including: weight, blood pressure, oxygen saturation and heart rate. This information is immediately transmitted via a standard telephone line.
"We chose Cardiocom over other telehealth vendors because of their reputation for quality products and outstanding customer support," says Michele Wolfsberg, RN, Clinical Director. "Our investment in telehealth technology is an integrated tool for Brockton VNA's Chronic Care Management Program," adds Wolfsberg.
About Brockton Visiting Nurse Association
Brockton Visiting Nurse Association is one of the few remaining free standing, not for profit home health care agencies in the northeast. It has been in existence and serviced Brockton and the surrounding community for over 100 years. The nurses and therapists are extraordinarily dedicated to their patients and the community. The Brockton VNA has specialty programs in cardiac, oncology, wound treatment, maternal child health, respiratory, diabetes and rehabilitation. The diabetes program is ADA certified. Its wound treatment program is managed by a WOCN. In addition, staff are certified in Chronic Care Manage