Remote Patient Monitoring: Reducing Hospital Readmission Rates for Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery
Senior Citizens are being readmitted to hospitals with 30 days for recurring issues from their initial hospital stay and it is costing Health Systems $528 million in penalties from The Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Systems (Boccuti & Casillas, 2018). A segment of those penalties come from Hip and Knee replacements, the goal is to determine if implementing a remote patient monitoring tool will improve the post surgical care through telerehabilitation and reduce or prevent a readmission to the hospital.
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