How to Change Behavior and Move Care to the Home
Personal Coaches for Everyone?
Nurses with Phones?
Nurses with Cars?
Doctors with Phones and Cars?
Remote Health Management Technology!
What Gets Measured Gets Done!
The Market Has Arrived “ Mr. Bohana, an 82-year-old World War II veteran, has been able to move from living in hospice under round-the-clock medical supervision to a Brooklyn studio apartment with the help of a relatively simple monitoring system from Health Hero Network. The hand-held Health Buddy console, which plugs into his phone, delivers his blood pressure and weight readings to a Veterans Affairs nurse. It also prompts him to answer a series of qualitative questions about his lung and circulatory ailments, like whether his breathing is better or worse than the day before. “ This is so simple a 2-year-old could do it,” Mr. Bohana said.”
16,000+ patients enrolled in daily home telehealth with Health Buddy
Deployed in 120+ clinical sites
Over 100 programs for 30+ chronic conditions
Care Management Process with the Health Buddy System Education, monitoring and feedback at home Personalized, remote care management and support. Scripted messaging, monitoring and reporting platform
1-Year Telemedicine Care Coordination Demonstration * Published in Telemedicine and e-Health Volume 11, Number 1, 2005.
SPAN-CHF II Study 2005: Telehealth Reduces Hospital Readmissions* * Presented at American Heart Association Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions, 2005. 72% Reduction (p=0.03) 63% Reduction (p=0.029) Heart Failure Re-Hospitalizations All Cardiac Hospitalizations Health Buddy Control Health Buddy Hospitalizations PPPY Control 3-Month CHF Study
Mercy Study: Compliance Drives Outcomes Medication Compliance as Measured by Pharmacy Claims and Patient Self-reporting $25,013 $11,854 Hospitalization Costs for CHF patients decreased 52% PPPY Health Buddy Before Health Buddy Standard 1-Year Diabetes & HF Study