Telehealth Success Stories - MEDinIsrael Medical Device Summit Tel Aviv (June 2012)

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  • 1. Ofer Atzmon VP Business Development and Marketing Telehealth Success Stories
  • 2. 2 Introduction and Definitions
  • 3. 3 Aerotel Medical Systems: Improving people’s health, safety and quality of life  Aerotel is a global provider of advanced personal telehealth and telecare solutions  Headquartered in Israel  More than 15 years of experience  Ownership: 67% Israeli private investors; 33% Neusoft (China)  Our solutions are used by homecare agencies and remote monitoring service providers in more than 50 countries
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  • 5. 5 Telehealth Vision Image Credit: Luis Vazquez/Gulf News Patient Cloud
  • 6. 6 Cade Studies
  • 7. 7 (1) Personal ECG Monitoring Personal Mobile ECG Monitor Monitoring Center Fixed or Mobile Phone BT
  • 8. 8 Remote ECG Monitoring – The Benefits  Reduced hospital admissions by 30%  Reduce death rates by 45%  Peace of mind for high-risk patients  High satisfaction by users and professionals  Significant cost savings  Fast return on investment Source: Studies in the USA and UK
  • 9. (2) Chronic Disease Management  500 million patients in the worldwide suffer from chronic diseases  This will increase dramatically by 10%-20% over the next 10 years  According to the World Health Organization (WHO) chronic diseases are the leading cause of mortality, representing 60% of all deaths  Prevention programs can provide valuable information, eliminate risks and enable effective decision making and timely intervention  Insurance companies try to lower their expanses and reduce hospital admissions  The result: Significant growth in home monitoring of chronic diseases 9 Source: GBI, Juniper Research, Berg Insight, InMedica
  • 10. 10 Aerotel’s Home Monitoring System
  • 11. 11 CHF Patient Monitoring (USA)  Detect changes and intervene before the patient has to be hospitalized  Instead of constantly going to the doctor, the monitoring service can detect immediately if the patient has a problem  Faster evaluation of suspected heart failures  30% reduction in hospitalization for heart-failure patients  Cost savings: $6,300 for a Medicaid heart patient's typical hospital stay vs. a $630 wireless monitoring system (10:1 ratio)
  • 12. 12 COPD Patients Monitoring (Spain) Source: Princesa University Hospital (Madrid), Air Products
  • 13. 13 COPD Study Outcomes days in hospital visits to emergency units hospitalizations Telemedicine Group Control Group Source: Air Products
  • 14. 14 Conclusions: Telehealth Benefits  Telehealth can allow doctors to see more patients within given time  Sensors can monitor vital signs and provide the data to healthcare providers  Telehealth systems can watch patient’s location and conditions  Monitoring can automatically alert a doctor or healthcare facility when necessary  Early detection of acute conditions and prevention of deterioration  Real-time information can make the difference between life and death  Telehealth helps reduce the high costs  Eliminate unnecessary hospitalizations  Improve quality of life
  • 15. Thank you ‫רבה‬ ‫תודה‬ Ofer Atzmon VP Business Development and Marketing +972-3-5593222 ext. 109