This article examines a selection of current devices across four major use categories:
- Chronic disease management;
- Acute and post-acute care;
- Personal wellness; and
- Assisted living.
An increasing number of remote medical monitoring solutions are available for use by a variety of populations, whether as treatment for current conditions or as tools to help prevent future illnesses. These solutions are expected to provide higher-quality information at a significantly lower cost. Together, they promise to help revolutionize and reinvigorate our current healthcare system.