HealthExec March 27, 2023
Health technology company Philips has launched a new virtual care management program to help health systems, providers, payers and employer groups connect with patients.
The program targets chronic conditions, with condition-specific protocols for diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, chronic kidney disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), plus gestational programs for diabetes and hypertension. According to Philips, 90% of healthcare expenditures in the United States go toward chronic care management, meaning there is a huge opportunity to lower costs and improve care.
Philips Virtual Care Management’s protocols connect to devices and engagement tools on a secure, cloud-based network with real-time data. Patients are monitored and offered personalized health coaching by licensed clinical professionals.
“Virtual care is paving the way to meaningfully...