How remote-patient monitoring will change healthcare
You may be hearing some new words thrown around due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Terms like telehealth, telemedicine, remote-patient monitoring (RPM), virtual care and digital health have been around for years, but the recent situation is accelerating patient awareness and physician adoption of these technologies. These buzz words all fall under growing movement in healthcare — the digital health movement. In 2019, $8.9 billion was poured into digital health companies by venture capital firms.