Remote house calls create the opportunity to provide patients with care at the time and place they need it most, and further mitigates the risk of lack of adherence, not seeking help at all, recall bias and worsening of conditions.
– Melissa Thompson, CEO and Founder of TalkSession.
Analysts predict that 160 million patients in the U.S. will be monitored and treated remotely for at least one chronic condition by 2020. Clearly, Princeton will need a true broadband solution to be able to take advantage of this emerging trend in health care.
Virtual care “keeps less complex patients out of the university ICU, so they have capacity and can accept the more complex patients.”