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FL Healthcare Org Aims to Enhance At-Home Care Through Virtual Services
July 26, 2022 – To create a successful at-home care system, Lee Health partnered withHealth Recovery Solutions (HRS) to implement virtual resources, aiming for lower levels of hospital readmissions and emergency room visits.
Lee Health is a nonprofit healthcare organization from Southwest Florida. The hospital said it aims to implement new methods of caring for its residents. HRS develops novel ways of telehealth and remote patient monitoring (RPM), driven by the goal of assisting providers and working toward an optimal clinical system.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many hospitals implemented virtual solutions to continue caring for patients. Although the prevalence of restrictions is not as high as at the peak of the health crisis, Lee Health said that sustaining virtual options will benefit patients and providers.
Lee Health worked with HRS to improve the overall health of the hospital using virtual resources, specifically aiming to lower readmissions and visits to the emergency room.
After being approved for the program by a provider, patients receive a telehealth kit that provides all necessary resources, such as a 4G tablet and biometric monitoring devices. The program also consisted of education on how to use this technology, along with daily monitoring from Lee Health Clinicians.
“Remote patient monitoring allows […]