Define and Fund Remote Patient Monitoring

  • What is the financial impact of a readmission?

  • Establishing a baseline of organizational and regional performance with respect to readmissions is a first step.  Information on performance can be found on the Hospital Compare site.

  • Are there resources to aid with issues of connectivity?

  • Funding for the expansion of wireless and wireline services is available via the Healthcare Connect Fund overseen by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for many communities. This funding and build out aides in establishing connectivity between the home and hospital.