Jennifer Kent
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Empowering Patients Through RPM

By Jennifer Kent, Ph.D.
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Jennifer Kent

Remote care in the home relies both on the quality of patient monitoring and on the insights provided to the care team. There is a real danger that data overload and alert fatigue will undermine otherwise well-designed remote patient monitoring (RPM) and Hospital at Home programs. The software platform and algorithms tasked with integrating and evaluating data must identify the data that matters, when it matters.

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Data, Cybersecurity, healthcare

Critical Issues in Remote Monitoring: Data Capture and Quality

By Jennifer Kent, Ph.D.
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Data, Cybersecurity, healthcare

As more healthcare activities take place from home, passive continuous monitoring solutions and new technology such as artificial intelligence will be critical to communications between providers and patients. In addition, new solutions that offer overnight monitoring will play a crucial role in helping to fill the gaps, particularly in assessing patient deterioration or changes in health conditions. The pandemic has forever changed the trajectory of healthcare and specifically virtual care.

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