TQ TeleConnection- September 2018

Telemedicine Gives SNFs a Tool to Improve Care, Cut Medicare Costs

August 27, 2018 - An after-hours telemedicine platform helped a Brooklyn-based skilled nursing facility eliminate almost 100 hospitalizations and save roughly $1.5 million in Medicare costs in one year.

Those outcomes are included in a case study published in the August edition of the American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC). Using that as a benchmark, the case study’s authors say a connected care platform could save the nation $1.5 million per year.

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mHealth Intelligence (8/27/18) 

Eric Wicklund