This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Kennedy Health System Selects ExpressMD(TM) Solutions Electronic House(TM) Call For Patients With Congestive Heart Failure

Stocks in this article: ADAT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J., Feb. 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kennedy Health System in southern New Jersey, one of New Jersey's leading health systems and acute-care hospitals, selected the ExpressMD Solutions™ Electronic House Call™ (EHC) remote vital signs monitoring solution as part of a program to reduce hospital readmissions for patients with Congestive Heart Failure (CHF).

"Electronic House Call will allow our clinical team to evaluate the progress of our CHF patients and make proactive decisions that we believe will result in a lower incidence or severity of relapses resulting in fewer hospital readmissions," commented Ms. Kathleen Flannery, Administrator of the Homecare Division at Kennedy Health System. "We expect to see overall improvement in the clinical outcomes for those CHF patients who are remotely monitored in their homes."

The innovative ExpressMD EHC remote patient monitoring solution improves patient care and reduces costs by delivering results to healthcare providers securely via the Web without requiring an in-person physician or hospital visit. The easy-to-use in-home EHC touch screen device delivers better continuity of care to specific patient segments that require regular monitoring of medical conditions. Automated reminders are designed to increase patients' compliance with care plans, diets, medication schedules and follow-up physician visits. The EHC can also be used to deliver disease-specific patient education as needed. Healthcare providers can view each patient's vital statistics and make adjustments to care plans online, which are then communicated to the patient via the EHC device. EHC is well suited for patients who have chronic diseases such as Chronic Heart Failure (CHF), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Diabetes, Hypertension and Sleep Apnea or require wound care management.

"We are pleased that a prominent New Jersey institution like Kennedy Health System has decided to embrace our technology to provide an innovative service to their patients and the communities that they serve. Their use of Electronic House Call in this case will allow CHF patients to return to their homes and enable their caregivers to maintain close clinical supervision of their conditions," said Gavin Stewart, Senior Director of Business Development at Authentidate.

1 of 3

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!

Markets

DOW 18,053.71 +23.50 0.13%
S&P 500 2,088.77 +6.89 0.33%
NASDAQ 4,806.8590 +33.3870 0.70%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs