PARASMUS, N.J. ‑ Valley Home Care has used a telehealth solution from Health Recovery Solutions to achieve a readmission rate of 8.2%, compared with the state readmission rate of 16.9% and the national benchmark of 16.7%. “Our clinical processes, combined with the HRS telemonitoring platform, makes for a phenomenal experience for all involved,” said Laura Martyn, clinical manager for the specialty team at Valley Home Care, in a statement. The HRS telehealth solution combines patient-customized software, mobile apps and Bluetooth biometric monitoring to deliver an effective and easy-to-use experience for patients, caregivers and clinicians. Valley Home Care, part of the Valley Health System, is using the telehealth solution with 416 heart failure patients and people with chronic diseases. In the cardiac program, patients are provided with 4G tablets embedded with the HRS software, which includes medication management, educational videos, teach-back quizzes, video visits, daily symptom surveys, biometric monitoring and more.
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