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The Benefits of Remote Patient Monitoring for Chronic Disease Management

Chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are major health concerns worldwide. These diseases require long-term medical care and management, which can be challenging for both healthcare providers and patients. However, the advent of remote patient monitoring (RPM) technology has significantly transformed chronic disease management. This technology allows healthcare providers to remotely monitor and manage the health of patients with chronic diseases. In this article, we’ll explore the benefits of RPM for chronic disease management.

Improved Patient Outcomes

Remote patient monitoring improves patient outcomes by providing timely medical intervention and minimizing risks of complications. Healthcare providers can monitor patients’ vital signs and symptoms and take appropriate actions in case of any deterioration. With RPM, healthcare providers can also proactively identify potential health problems before they become severe and take steps to manage them effectively, thereby preventing hospitalization.

Enhanced Patient Engagement

Remote patient monitoring enhances patient engagement and empowerment, improving patients’ quality of life. RPM technology enables patients to actively participate in their own care by monitoring their health progress and sharing data with their healthcare providers. This way, patients can be more involved in their care plan, adhere to medication, and make more informed decisions about their health.

Cost Savings

Remote patient monitoring has proven to be an efficient alternative to traditional in-person care, reducing hospital readmissions, and emergency department visits. RPM technology has been shown to reduce healthcare costs, decrease hospitalization rates and preventable admissions, and lower the overall healthcare costs. In addition, RPM increases the efficiency of healthcare delivery systems by reducing the burden on healthcare providers, freeing up time and resources that can be directed towards other patient needs.

Convenience and Accessibility

Remote patient monitoring provides patients with the convenience and accessibility of receiving care from the convenience of their homes. This technology eliminates the need for patients to travel long distances to visit healthcare providers and saves them time, money, and inconvenience. Moreover, remote patient monitoring enables healthcare providers to monitor patients anytime and communicate in a timely manner with their patients, making it more convenient and accessible to both parties.

Improved Health Equity

Remote patient monitoring contributes towards improving health equity by promoting healthcare quality that is available to all patients regardless of their geographical location or socio-economic status. It bridges the gap between patients living in rural and remote areas and their healthcare providers, enabling individuals in underprivileged communities to receive world-class healthcare remotely. Remote patient monitoring technology promotes access to healthcare that is patient-centered, easily accessible, and high-quality.


Remote patient monitoring is a game-changer for the healthcare industry, helping healthcare providers manage chronic diseases effectively, while improving outcomes, increasing patient engagement, and reducing healthcare costs. RPM technology offers patients with chronic diseases the convenience of receiving care in the comfort of their homes, eliminates the need for travel, and improves healthcare equity. Thus, it should become an integral part of chronic disease management and deliver the best possible healthcare experience to patients while enabling healthcare providers to better manage their resources and improve efficiencies.

Earn from Medicare’s Chronic Care Management Program! CCM made simple!

Chronic Care Management Services are delivered to Medicare beneficiaries with two or more chronic conditions with a goal of improving health and quality of care for high-need patients. As population ages, FQHCs, RHCs, ACOs, Hospitals, individual practitioners, etc. face the daunting challenge of improving quality of care for chronically ill patients while containing costs.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) says about 93% of total Medicare spending is on beneficiaries with multiple chronic conditions. Research has shown that highly fragmented care for Medicare beneficiaries with multiple chronic conditions are more likely to present in emergency rooms, and be admitted than others.

In spite of the need for proactive care for Chronic Care Management Patients, a lot of the providers are still underutilizing this benefit. There are several reasons why providers like FQHCs, RHCs, ACOs, Hospitals, individual practitioners, etc. have chosen to leave it on the table.

Complicated Process:

There are several rules physicians and practices have to follow in order to qualify for CCM reimbursement. CMS has set rules right from enrolling Medicare patients up to the necessary documents that have to be furnished for CCM reimbursement. Other mandatory requirements include providers offering CCM service, should have access to patient’s health records, provide 24/7 access to care, provide care plans, and patients be able to reach providers to meet urgent care needs.

Time Consuming and involves additional costs:

Many providers feel offering CCM service is a time-consuming effort, and requires additional staffing. They find it difficult to document each of these and also provide quality care for their patients. Providers feel there is an increased administrative burden to managing and tracking CCM services, and it also involves additional cost.

Patients Consent:

Providers must identify Medicare eligible patients, explain CCM services and get consent to enroll the patient and start the service. Providers must explain the required information in detail where the patient can either accept or decline the service. 

Wait and See Approach:

Providers  want to first see if the approach is effective before deciding to opt for it. Many providers and physicians wait to see if other providers who opted to provide the service have success with reimbursement before committing to participation in the program.

HealthViewX makes Chronic Care Management process easier with the below features and makes reimbursement simple:

Automated Documentation for CMS Auditing

HealthViewX automates and streamlines the end-to-end CCM process. Integrates with softphones to accurately record the time spent on each call. It easily helps generate reports as per CMS requirements. 

Comprehensive Care Plan

Structured care plans are essential to help organize coordination of actions for proper patient progression and self-management. The solution helps create condition-specific, personalized and comprehensive care plans for each patient including tasks and goals for both the patient and care coordinator track for better care coordination. Simplifies and streamlines workflow to guide tele-nurses in creating care plans. 

HIPAA Compliant

HealthViewX CCM follows HIPAA compliance requirements and guidelines. The solution lets you define the access, have user-specific access conditions, and provides secure access to patient records.

Analytics and Dashboard

Gives detailed actionable insights for better care coordination. Data can be visually represented and users can gather detailed information by clicking the desired data. The dashboard also displays the follow-up reminders that can be set-up by the user against each patient.

Take this simple step to improve health outcomes and reduce costs for patients with multiple chronic care conditions.

Schedule a demo and talk to HealthViewX Solution experts today to discuss the CCM solution. Or simply outsource your CCM services. HealthViewX also provides end-to-end CCM services through our network of seasoned RNs and CMAs that enable you to increase your monthly reimbursements without incurring any additional cost of hiring additional staff or investing in technology solutions.