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Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM)

Updated: Feb 5

Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) is a technology that allows healthcare providers to monitor patients outside of conventional clinical settings, such as in their homes or other remote locations. RPM uses various digital tools, such as wearable devices, mobile apps, and other monitoring devices, to collect and transmit patient data to healthcare professionals.


Types of remote patient monitoring methods:-

They can vary based on the type of data and specific patient’s needs. Some of the common methods are:-

  1. Wearable Devices: Can be worn by the patients to monitor various health parameters. They include smartwatches , fitness trackers and medical grade wearable sensors.

  2. Mobile Apps: Apps can be designed for specific purposes to collect and transmit health data from patients to healthcare providers.

  3. Telehealth Platforms: Enables remote consultations between patients and healthcare providers through video calls, voice calls or secure messaging.

  4. Home Monitoring Devices: Are specialised devices designed for home to monitor specific health parameters like blood pressure, blood glucose levels, oxygen saturation and more.

  5. Implantable Devices: Are implanted in the patient’s body to continuously monitor specific health conditions. They can include pacemakers , implantable glucose monitors and more.

  6. AI-Powered Analytics Platforms: Analyse the large volumes of data generated by remote monitoring devices to support clinical decision making.


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Benefits of RPM

  • Improved Access to Care

  • Early Detection of Health Issues

  • Personalized Care

  • Reduced Healthcare Costs

  • Patient Empowerment

  • Efficient Use of Healthcare Resources


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