TITLE

Telemonitoring Provides More than 3-to-1 Return on Investment

AUTHOR(S)
Goth, Greg
PUB. DATE
October 2014
SOURCE
Healthdatamanagement.com;10/7/2014, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
New research from Geisinger Health Plan, to be published in the December issue of Population Health Management, has demonstrated that a telemonitoring program significantly reduced hospital readmissions and cost of care for members diagnosed with heart failure
ACCESSION #
110382174

 

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