Telehealth Monitoring System to Reduce Hospitalization Rates

by José A. Pagán, PhD, Hsueh-Fen Chen, PhD, and M.Christine Kalish, MBA, CMPE

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of death and disability in the United States, and hospitalization rates related to this health condition are high and costly to the United States health care system. The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of an integrated, clinician-focused telehealth monitoring system on the probability of hospitalization for home health care patients with diabetes... Read Article (PDF Download, 4 pages)

30-Day Hospitalization Rate 6.7%.
64% lower than the national average.