Connecting patients via technology to improve outcomes

Mobile health technologies and other rapidly evolving medical technologies are now making it possible for physicians to connect to their patients in ways that will improve the experience of care, improve population health, and reduce the cost of health care. In short, the increasing use of medical technologies will help achieve the “Triple Aim” of health care delivery.

Moving Beyond the Walls of the Clinic

According to annual report data acquired by the American Heart Association, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, and other government entities, approximately 5.7 million Americans over the age of 20 had heart failure (HF) diagnoses in 2012, which is expected to increase by a projected 46% to > 8 million American adults by 2030