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SummaryAccuHealth is a for-profit company that provides healthcare institutions and patients a telemedicine technology that monitors patient health progress in the comfort of their own home. The technology allows health providers to virtually assist patients and access patient data 24 hours, 7 days a week.
AccuHealth is compromised of medical specialists and nurse practitioners that extend themselves to Chilean patients in remote areas. Through the use of the telemonitoring technology, health experts are easily accessible to patients. The device lets patients and healthcare providers access patient information to efficiently provide medical assistance. The technology allows health providers to make remote care management with an emphasis on prevention as well as provide quality and professional medical experiences. With the use of a virtual clinic, emergency hospitalizations has decreased by 75% and treatment consultations by 85%.
Key program components
AccuHealth partners with major health institutions, working together to strengthen health providers' capacity to better serve patients, simultaneously providing patients accessible, timely services. AccuHealth works with a wide array of medical devices that connect to the telemonitoring system and data can be accessed from patients' homes or telemonitoring centers located within medical buildings. The company ensures high quality performance that guarantees delivery of data through reliable infrastructure.
Health providers administer the device to patients depending on the needs of the patient. Patients are provided with a portable, easy to use telemonitoring system with a user-friendly interface that includes a set of biometric sensors (i.e. measure blood pressure, blood glucose, temperature, etc). The patients are trained on how to use the devise and are guided through the process of how to interact with the device, specific to their medical needs. It collects quantitative data of patients' progress as well as qualitative through custom-created questionaries by health providers. The information is then sent to a telemonitoring center and analyzed by AccuHealth professionals, which is relayed to patients' main health providers. Information is highly protected throughout the process of processing and storing data by a secure network database.
Revenue Sources: Membership/subscription fees
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