From the July 2020 issue of HealthCare Business News magazine
• Arrange for manufacturer to send RM system to patient
• Provide instructions for enrolling and activating the device and the appropriate contact at device manufacturer to assist with connecting if there are issues
With the need for social distancing because of COVID-19 compounded with the superiority of RM, medical centers should evaluate how to transition all patients to this care model. Providers and hospital leaders should team together to convert IC routine device evaluations into RM. Allowing patients to choose IC for CIED care is no longer in the patient’s best interest.
About the author: Doug Beinborn is an associate principal in strategic supplier partnerships and works closely with industry and hospital members in the cardiovascular, orthopedic and neuro intervention space.Back to HCB News
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