Osler Medical Group
Primary Care Practice & Internal Medicine located in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
Remote patient monitoring (RMP) is a new area of medicine that takes advantage of advances in digital technology and allows you to take a more active role in your health care. Osler Medical Group at Heights Medical is an innovative primary care practice that offers RPM to track your health and adjust your treatment plan as needed. To learn more about RPM, contact the office in Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey, by phone or online today.
Remote Patient Monitoring Q & A
What is remote patient monitoring (RPM)?
RPM is a very new area of medical care that uses digital technology to help you collect and track vital health information. This data is then transmitted to the team at Osler Medical Group at Heights Medical so they can evaluate the data.
What are the benefits of remote patient monitoring?
A subset of telemedicine, RPM offers many benefits to you and the team at Osler Medical Group at Heights Medical. You may find monitoring and tracking your health data helps you feel more in control of your health. Your RPM may also identify the factors that positively and negatively influence your health, which may empower you to make changes that improve wellness and well-being.
The team at Osler Medical Group at Heights Medical uses your RPM data to assess the effectiveness of your treatment plan and make quick adjustments to better manage health and wellness. They can also transmit your data to other health specialists for additional recommendations.
What health data is collected with remote patient monitoring?
The health data collected with RPM may depend on your personal medical history. Some of the most common health data the team at Osler Medical Group at Heights Medical collect through RPM include:
- Blood pressure
- Blood glucose
- Blood oxygen levels
- Heart rate
The team may also recommend RPM to perform your electrocardiogram (EKG), which is a cardiac test that measures electrical activity.
Am I a good candidate for remote patient monitoring?
The team at Osler Medical Group at Heights Medical determines if you’re a candidate for RPM during an office visit. The team may recommend RPM to confirm or rule out a suspected health condition, such as diabetes or high blood pressure. They may also recommend RPM to monitor changes made to your treatment plan.
If you have a chronic disease that requires regular follow-up appointments, the team may suggest switching to telemedicine and RPM so they can monitor your health and manage your illness without the need for an in-office visit.
How do I transmit the information?
For your safety and the safety of your health information, Osler Medical Group at Heights Medical provides specific guidelines on how to transmit your data to the office. The team also provides instructions on how frequently you need to send in your health information.
Getting to the doctor’s office isn’t always convenient or safe. To support your health needs and lifestyle, Osler Medical Group at Heights Medical offers remote patient monitoring. To learn more, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.