Connected Health: A Review Of Technologies And Strategies To Improve Patient Care With Telemedicine And Telehealth

Partners/ AuthorsJoseph Kvedar, Molly Joel Coye, Wendy Everett
Start & end date2013
FocusThis article examines the concept of connected health as an overarching structure for telemedicine and telehealth, and it provides examples of its value to professionals as well as patients.
OutcomeHospital readmissions dropped by 44% as compared to usual care, with three to four nurses caring for a daily panel of 250 patients. The program generated cost savings of more than $10 million over a six-year period.