Study finds remote monitoring ineffective in diabetes care

02/23/2012 | CardiovascularBusiness.com

A study presented at the annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Conference found no significant improvements in blood glucose and blood pressure levels in diabetes and hypertension patients who underwent a protocol-based remote monitoring program, compared with those who manually recorded their readings in a diary for three months. The primary care clinicians also reported problems with electronic health record integration and reimbursement.

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