December 2, 2020
Within the last decade we’ve seen an uptick in collaboration efforts between academic medical centers (AMC) and digital health companies. However, navigating AMC’s complex ecosystems is often a challenge for potential partners.
“AMCs are different than hospitals. They have a triple mission of clinical care, medical research and health education. But they also are increasingly collaborative. They...
January 22, 2018
Sanofi has found yet another partner to help digitize its clinical trial processes. In a statement, TriNetX announced that it will be assisting the pharmaceutical company by using patient EHRs to optimize recruitment, streamline trial investigators’ workflows, and otherwise impact the design of investigational drug trials. Sanofi has made similar arrangements to bolster its clinical trials with...
October 3, 2014
A connected weight scale from AMC Health.
A new study from Pennsylvania hospital system Geisinger Health Plan shows that remote monitoring of congestive heart failure patients can reduce readmissions by 38 to 44 percent and produce a return on investment of $3.30 on the dollar.
The long-term study of 541 patients began in 2008 and just concluded in 2012. Patients used a Bluetooth-connected...
March 7, 2013
Graci Bluetooth weight scale used in Geisinger case study.
Telehealth systems provider AMC Health is offering a money-back guarantee that its customers will see at least a 10 percent decline in hospital readmissions within 90 days of implementing AMC's interactive voice response (IVR) technology and case management services.
"We feel confident enough that this will reduce readmissions enough...
January 22, 2013
Last week, an early participant in the Medicare Shared Savings Program, which provides financial incentives for coordinating care of and improving outcomes of Medicare beneficiaries, went live with a telemonitoring program to keep tabs on patients with chronic diseases.
Primary Partners, a physician-owned accountable care organization (ACO) in Clermont, Fla., is contracting with New York-based...