Finally, the largest payer in the U.S, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), has acknowledged that remote health monitoring system plays a major role in the future of healthcare delivery.
Telemedicine is one of the most trending topics in healthcare, as more and more consumers embrace this patient-provider communication technology and are willing to consult doctors remotely .
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death globally. In 2015, an estimated 17.7 million people died from a heart-related problem-- that's 31 percent of the total deaths that year. It's not just the United States, either. Over 75 percent of cardiovascular disease-related deaths take place in low- and middle-income countries.
The healthcare industry in the United States widely differs from the other countries in finance distribution and other aspects. Medicare and Medicaid are the primary group purchasers who invest in the public healthcare programs.
Telehealth promotes use of electronic health records, remote health monitoring, patient engagement, medical device integration, e-visits, digital communication & more.