Premier Point Home Health Enhances Healthcare for the Aging Population with HRS Telehealth

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 General News
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Premier Point Home Health offers a progressive telehealth program to patients in the greater Chicago area using technology from Health Recovery Solutions.

CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ Premier Point Home Health offers a progressive telehealth program

to patients in the greater Chicago area using technology from Health Recovery Solutions (HRS). Premier Point's commitment to innovative telehealth is a direct result of their understanding of the need for remote patient monitoring among patients with chronic conditions.

Patients are referred to Premier Point's telehealth program via physician recommendation and/or clinician screening. The program primarily serves patients with congestive heart failure, or any patient who suffers from a condition that results in unstable vital signs. By placing high risk patients on telehealth, the clinicians at Premier Point can keep better track of their patients and quickly attend to their changing medical needs.

Premier Point partners with HRS due to the availability of continued support in establishing and maintaining their telehealth program. Through their telehealth initiatives, the staff at Premier Point aims to increase the quality of care they provide, while subsequently decreasing hospital readmissions. They also strive to increase patient referrals and remain on the cutting edge of healthcare technology.

Patients placed on Premier Point's telehealth program are provided with 4G tablets pre-loaded with the HRS software. The tablets are paired with Bluetooth biometric devices that allow patients to take their blood pressure, weight, heart rate, and more. The biometric data automatically transmits to the tablet and is electronically delivered to the patient's nurse, allowing clinicians to quickly address any abnormal changes in medical status.

Premier Point also uses the HRS telehealth software to promote patient self-management with daily medication reminders and disease specific educational content. Additionally, the patients benefit from more frequent communication through their ability to keep in touch with clinicians via the software's text, phone call, and video chat features.

The team at Premier Point is passionate about using technology to improve the care they provide to the aging patient population. While Premier Point currently works with patients in the Chicago area, they have future plans to expand internationally to their facilities in Oman. Their telehealth program is a catalyst for this expansion.

Francisco Lasta, Occupational Therapist and Certified Aging in Place Specialist for Premier Point, states, "Telehealth is one of the strategies we use to achieve our agency's vision to be the Gold Standard of home health care delivery, both locally and internationally. We also want to be well-equipped to serve the big wave of aging baby boomers. Leveraging the power of this technology ensures that we help them realize their desire to stay in their home environment for as long as they are able to."

Jarrett Bauer, CEO of HRS adds, "Premier Point consistently works to deliver the highest quality of care to their patients. Their progressive use of technology in healthcare makes them a leader in home health. We are truly grateful to be partnered with an organization that so highly values the advancement of patient care."

About Premier Point Home Health At Premier Point, we strive to promote the best outcomes by working with the patient's established medical providers to ensure coordinated care. We consider ourselves an extension of the certifying doctor's care, always honoring the doctor-patient relationship. We specialize in complex cases and we have an on-staff team of over 50 clinical professionals and full back office support. This allows us to deliver customized care to patients with a variety of needs and keep referring physicians fully apprised of each patient's progress toward their established goals. With our telehealth platform that further strengthens our existing strategies, we will be able to accomplish our mission to deliver more personalized, interdisciplinary, and timely quality care as we continue to live up to our name brand. To learn more about Premier Point Home Health, visit http://www.pphhealth.com or call (773) 275-8390.

About Health Recovery Solutions (HRS)Health Recovery Solutions (HRS) supplies leading home care agencies with the most advanced remote monitoring platform focused on changing patient behavior to reduce readmissions and improve clinical outcomes. HRS' disease-specific engagement kits are customized with educational video, care plans, and medication reminders while integrated with Bluetooth peripherals to engage clients. For clinicians, HRS' software allows for the management of high-risk clients and provides seamless communication with them through video chat, wound imaging, and text messaging. For family members and caregivers, HRS' software gives them the ability to be fully involved in their family member's care and well-being. To learn more about Health Recovery Solutions, visit https://www.healthrecoverysolutions.com/ or call (347) 699-6477.

 

SOURCE Health Recovery Solutions



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