Help Reduce the Risk of Stroke with Remote Patient Monitoring

June 1, 2021
By Jim Reilly, Vice President, Healthcare Division | June 1, 2021 Stroke is a leading cause of disability, cognitive impairment, and death in the United States, accounting for approximately 1.7% of the nation’s health expenditures.1 The total cost associated with stroke is estimated to be $103.50 billion annually, and these numbers are expected to rise […]

How Connected Health is Improving Patient Engagement

May 14, 2021
Many healthcare organizations, patients and providers have benefited from connected health technologies and their ability to expand access to care, support better disease management and reduce utilization costs associated with unnecessary hospitalizations and readmissions.

The Transition from Hospital to Home: Tips for Keeping Seniors Safer

May 3, 2021
By Sindy Von Bank, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Healthcare Division of Connect America | May 3, 2021 The rate of hospital readmissions in the U.S. is staggering and has been a national priority for payers, providers and policymakers for years. Research suggests nearly one in five Medicare patients discharged from the hospital is readmitted within […]

Celebrating Women’s Achievements this March

March 22, 2021
By Janet Dillione, Chief Executive Officer, Connect America | March 16, 2021 March is Women’s History Month and a time to reflect on the extraordinary achievements that women have made throughout the years. History is laden with examples of the bravery and strength that women across America have displayed, particularly in times of crisis. It […]

Remote Patient Monitoring for Better Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes

February 23, 2021
Given the growing numbers and escalating costs, it is no surprise that demand for remote patient monitoring (RPM) has been rapidly increasing within the field of cardiology.

How Connected Health Plays a Critical Role in Addressing Social Determinants of Health

February 9, 2021
Expanding access to quality care through connected health is a critical element and part of the effort toward reducing health disparities and addressing social determinants of health.