Telehealth systems allow doctors in one location to treat patients in another. It can therefore be a great way to expand patient reach and cut costs while improving care. Telehealth is particular helpful for home monitoring for patients with chronic conditions, psychiatric evaluations and treatment, treatments and services for stroke patients, care for neurology patients, especially those with limited mobility, and remote monitoring for patients with severe conditions. There are still challenges to this approach however, including difficulty getting reimbursed, HIPAA privacy and security issues and educating patients in how to make the best use of this technology.
In recent times, the RX4 Group and its sister companies in The Adaptive Healthcare Network have solved issues and
challenges in this area such as the following: