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Remote Patient Monitoring Technology: Decoding the Benefits of RPM & RTM Services for Orthopedic Practices

The Benefits of Remote Patient Monitoring for Orthopedics

What are the benefits of remote patient monitoring for orthopedic providers and their patients?

Digital health tools are growing in popularity—particularly among patients—due to the added to the convenience and effectiveness of a virtual healthcare setting.

For example, the 2021 McKinsey Physician Survey found that 63% of adults are interested in using digital health solutions, including virtual-first health plans. The report indicates patients are especially curious about using virtual solutions to address behavioral health needs. This includes lifestyle choices impacting overall well-being.

And according to a 2020 survey by Sony of some 2,000 people managing chronic conditions or helping a loved one with a chronic condition, 88% percent say a “specialized remote health monitoring device” would help them manage their health at home.

With Remote Patient Monitoring Technology, healthcare providers are well-equipped to offer this type of virtual treatment plan to their patients. Research suggests that remote monitoring tools can effectively help manage several types of chronic conditions.

In recent years, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) further reaffirmed the benefits of Remote Patient Monitoring. They recently introduced new billing codes that reimburse providers for these services.

This report serves as a strategic guide for orthopedic providers around the emerging field of Remote Patient Monitoring Technology. It discusses the benefits of Remote Patient Monitoring for orthopedics in addition to the latest information on RPM billing codes.

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About Prescribe FIT

Prescribe FIT is a full-service remote monitoring and virtual lifestyle health solution. We extend orthopedic care beyond the office by helping patients make simple changes to physical activity, nutrition, and lifestyle. By addressing the root causes of patients’ musculoskeletal issues, we help them decrease weight, reduce pain, and improve mobility at home.

Published on October 25, 2022