New York City-based Health Recovery Solutions raised $1 million from undisclosed investors, the company’s COO Rohan Udeshi told MobiHealthNews. This brings the company’s total funding to $1.8 million.
The company’s product, PatientConnect, aims to help providers prevent costly patient readmissions by engaging them with a tablet-based program. The hospital provides patients with a cellular-enabled Samsung tablet, with PatientConnect preloaded. Providers pay Health Recovery Solutions a licensing fee for the package.
Patients can use the system to communicate with their physician via video chat. The tablet software also encourages patients to record medication, weight, activity, and symptoms. Clinicians and caregivers can monitor this data through their own apps, ClinicianConnect and CaregiverConnect. The patient tablet, which is equipped with a 4G data connection, will also offer educational materials about the conditions, which take the form of quizzes, pamphlets, and videos. The system can also collect data from A&D and Nonin home health devices.
When clinicians notice that a patients is not improving, they can reach out to those specific patients to help them stay on track and reduce readmissions. Keep reading>>