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Being admitted to the hospital can be costly and
uncomfortable - and often, as we learned, hospitals can't
even accommodate patients.
San Diego, CA-based medical device
technology manufacturer has announced
that it is now seeking hospital partners to
explore working together towards
creating an effective Acute Hospital
Care at Home program.
The Acute Hospital Care at Home program is an outgrowth of the CMS Hospital
Without Walls initiative, which was launched in March 2020 as part of a larger effort
to expand hospital capacity, optimize resources, and fight COVID-19.
This program helps to add to certain
healthcare services, allowing them to
be delivered outside of the hospital
environment and in the patient's
With correct monitoring and treatment methods, it is estimated
that more than 60 distinct acute illnesses can be managed
appropriately and securely at home.
The FDA has given makers of FDA-
cleared non-invasive vital sign-
measuring devices permission to
broaden their use so that healthcare
practitioners can monitor patients
Accordingly, Sotera Wireless' ViSi Mobile, one of the most
popular remote monitoring devices, can be deployed for home
The ViSi Mobile System allows
for continuous monitoring from
the ICU to the main clinic and
The system is a wearable technology that continually monitors
all vital signs of patients and wirelessly transmits data to
doctors and healthcare staff.
System alerts can be
customized to advise doctors of
changes that indicate a patient's
health is deteriorating.
“The pandemic demonstrated that there are viable choices for those
individuals who may be treated for acute diseases at home rather than in a
regular hospital - where overnight treatment is costly."
"We intend to demonstrate how a
solid partnership can benefit patient
care and all parties involved,” said
Sotera Wireless CEO, Devin
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