TOWER, Introduction of RPM to the Patient
Description of remote patient monitoring?
Your doctor has recommended that you be enrolled in the Remote Patient Monitoring program.
The Goal of the Remote Patient Monitoring is to prevent you from having multiple readmissions.
Allows your care team to see your vital signs immediately from your home which saves you from going to the doctor
Guides your care team to relieve your symptoms quickly
Helps make better care choices for your condition
Provides you direct access to Care Navigator Nurses
The Goal is to Help your care team detect any signs that your symptoms are worsening
When you got home you will have a visit from Paramedics to assist you in setting up your new equipment
They will get you started, take your initial measurements, and validate your first set of vitals signs with the Care Navigator Nurses
Equipment that you will RECEIVE
HUB (Stel plug in device), Scale, Pressure Cuff, and easy guide
Inclusion Criteria (as of 2.21.19):
On hospice care
History of Substance Abuse
Uncontrolled mental health issues
Other consideration: patient must be able to stand and stabilize on the scale
What is the cost for the patient
Depending on your insurance there may be a copay that you will be responsible for- a financial counselor can assist you to better understand your out of pocket cost
Documentation for the patient
Signed consent is left at the nursing desk in the bin for HIM scanning and uploaded into the patient's EHR