According to a study from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), more than half of all hospitalizations that occur in nursing home patients are unnecessary. In a year-long investigation with eleven nursing homes in Massachusetts, telehealth effectiveness was evaluated and deemed, in certain situations, as a viable alternative to hospitalization. When
Among the long list of issues healthcare administrators face across the world, the aging population and rise of chronic diseases are the most pressing concerns. The push to change our approach to healthcare has become more urgent in order to address the constant prevalence of these issues. Rather than treating diseases, governments and healthcare professionals […]