September 2013: Return on Investment for Remote Patient Monitoring – Call for Participants in a California HealthCare Foundation National Study

The Center for Connected Health (CCH) and the Center for Technology and Aging (CTA) are inviting RPM programs to participate in a national study of ROI for RPM.This webinar by CCH and CTA provides an overview of the web-based ROI Tool for remote patient monitoring technology using an online ROI Calculator. Developed with support from the California HealthCare Foundation, the ROI Tool is an interactive, user-friendly program designed to help health care organizations evaluate the financial impact and return on investment for RPM based on the costs and outcomes associated with their programs. The webinar features insights into the creation and use of the ROI tool, results to date, and how to participate in the national ROI study of remote patient monitoring. CCH and CTA discuss the key drivers of a positive ROI and how to optimize RPM program design.

Webinar Recording

Webinar Presentation


Webinar Speakers:

  • Kamal Jethwani, Corporate Manager, Research and Innovation at Partners HealthCare; Center for Connected Health
  • David Lindeman, Co-Director Health Care, CITRIS, University of California; Director, Center for Technology and Aging


If your organization has an active RPM program for CHF and/or COPD patients in place and is interested in participating, please contact Valerie Steinmetz at  vsteinmetz@techandaging.org for more information.


National ROI Study Requirements:

  • Health care organization or RPM vendor working with client that has an established RPM program in operation for over 6 months.
  • A minimum of 50 active Congestive Heart Failure or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder patients in RPM Program.
  • Access to organization’s program (financial and clinical) data.
  • Health care organizations within the US.


Benefits:

  • Practical data on the ROI of your RPM program.
  • Site-specific analysis and support from CTA and CCH staff including:
    • confirming appropriate inputs,
    • interpreting outcomes,
    • supporting scenario planning for optimal program design and operation
  • An opportunity to serve as a case study or be highlighted in a peer-reviewed article or whitepaper.


Participation and Registration:

  • Register for a free ROI tool account at www.telemedroi.com.
  • Read the user guide for information on the data needed for the tool, detailed descriptions and definitions, and how to navigate the tool website.
  • Access and use the ROI Tool independently, following the 7 steps to enter and analyze data.
  • Review findings with senior management for program planning and financial decision making.
  • Review ROI findings with CCH/CTA research team.


The ROI of RPM tool can be accessed through the website (www.telemedROI.com), or the CTA ADOPT Toolkit, which can be used by organizations seeking to improve patient care and health care utilization for chronic care management. For more information on the ROI project, please see CTA’s ROI program page and CHCF’s ROI program page.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Sign up for our Newsletter

* = required field