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Why Continuous Patient Data is the Key to Virtual Care

Integrating continuous and trusted patient data from the home is the key to unlocking the transformative potential of virtual care.

With over 50% of Americans developing 2 or more chronic conditions by the year 2030, it is now more critical than ever for robust data acquisition from the patient’s home setting.

Traditional telehealth solutions just replicate “more of the same” inherent in the clinical setting. Over two-way video, clinicians ask patients for point-in-time readings or even manual data entry histories rather than using the precious time to proactively respond to patient needs. This approach often provides a distorted perspective that lacks contextual information and is not representative of a patient’s actual state. The phenomenon of “white coat hypertension” is a well known example of this.

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