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23 May 2018
This report assesses the effectiveness of Eastern Health’s Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) program for patients living with a chronic disease. Using a quasi- experimental approach, this study evaluates patients on the ability to self-manage their chronic conditions, while also measuring the corresponding impact on program costs and hospital utilization. This study found that 81.7% of patients strongly agreed the program improved quality of life, and also suggests a 58.46% decrease in hospital admissions.