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Home Surveillance in Chronic Disease – Evidence for Use and Evidence Gaps

Mary Erlson and Brooke Harrison of Covidien provide a brief introduction into the ever-changing world of remote patient monitoring, with particular focus on the use of home monitoring of patients with chronic disease. The field of remote patient monitoring is rapidly changing, with the continued advancement of new technologies that can effectively monitor a wide range of physiological parameters. These new technologies can be seamlessly integrated into patient care strategies either in hospital or in long-term care or home care settings.