Remote Patient Monitoring

Telehealth & General Practice located in Atlanta, GA

Remote Patient Monitoring

Remote Patient Monitoring services offered in Atlanta, GA

Monitoring your health from afar with remote patient monitoring allows Dina Hobson, MSN, CRNP, ANP-BC, and the rest of the team at VirtuaReal Health to identify possible health concerns early. When you use it regularly, remote patient monitoring can also give you a better health care outcome by helping your providers make necessary adjustments to your care plan. To find out if you can benefit from this telehealth service, call VirtuaReal Health in Georgia, or schedule an appointment online today.

Remote Patient Monitoring Q & A

What is remote patient monitoring?

Remote patient monitoring is a service that allows your medical care providers to read certain parameters of your health from afar.

Instead of visiting the doctor’s office for regular appointments where a physician can take the same readings, remote devices send the information to the VirtuaReal Health team from wherever you are. 

The team teaches you to use remote monitoring devices that measure parameters like your:

  • Heart rate
  • Cholesterol
  • Blood glucose
  • Blood pressure
  • Weight
  • Lung function

The devices that take these measurements use tools like Bluetooth® or cellular services to rapidly transmit their information so the team receives it regularly or when they need it. 

What is the purpose of remote patient monitoring?

Remote patient monitoring of any kind helps the VirtuaReal Health team take important measurements as you go through treatment for a given condition. They can monitor how well a treatment is working and adjust your treatment plan accordingly. 

For example, they might raise or lower a medication dosage if you aren’t getting the intended results. 

If a reading from a remote monitoring device is concerning, the team advises you to get medical attention right away. Otherwise, they might call you as soon as possible to gather more information on your circumstances, where you are, and how you’re feeling. They may be able to mitigate the issue over the phone. 

Who can benefit from remote patient monitoring?

VirtuaReal Health utilizes remote patient monitoring tools to help patients manage many common chronic conditions. In fact, remote patient monitoring may be the key to giving you the most effective and personalized integrative health care. 

You might benefit from remote patient monitoring services if you have or are at risk of getting:

  • Hypertension
  • High cholesterol
  • Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Obesity
  • Respiratory diseases

Believe it or not, the readings for your vital signs and other measurements may be more accurate with remote monitoring devices than they would in an unfamiliar doctor’s office or other medical settings. 

This is because you’re typically in more familiar settings, such as your home or workplace, where your levels are more akin to what they normally are. 

To see if remote patient monitoring fits into your holistic and integrative telehealth care plan, call VirtuaReal Health or schedule an appointment online today.