Inhealthcare, a health technology firm based in Harrogate, has partnered with community healthcare organisation City Health Care Partnership to launch a home monitoring service for long term conditions, such as heart failure and COPD, across Hull.
The service enables patients to regulate their symptoms, temperature and weight measurements from home, specifically helping people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and heart failure.
The service allows patients to record medical information, such as their temperature and blood pressure, which is then sent to clinicians via a smartphone app, an online portal or automated telephone call. Healthcare professionals can access patient information, assess their measurements and promptly communicate any necessary action if required.
The telehealth platform was successfully launched in March, with over 100 patients with heart failure of COPD using the service to manage their conditions.
Bryn Sage, CEO of Inhealthcare, said: “Digital services offer much-needed support to the NHS by reducing the requirement for unnecessary visits to hospitals and GPs.”
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