Navigation Links
Norwell VNA and Hospice Selects Cardiocom Telehealth as Its New Technology Vendor
Date:7/21/2009

MINNEAPOLIS, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Norwell VNA and Hospice, a 2008 HomeCare Elite top agency, announced that it has entered into a business relationship with Cardiocom((R)) to provide advanced home telehealth and disease management technology to patients with chronic illness. Cardiocom, the Experts in Telehealth(SM), is a world class developer, manufacturer and clinical service provider of award-winning telehealth solutions.

Cardiocom's telehealth system provides a novel interactive opportunity to proactively manage patient care. Every day, Norwell VNA and Hospice patients use the Cardiocom Commander Telehealth System to communicate with a Norwell VNA and Hospice nurse. The Commander Home Telemonitoring System guides the patient through an interactive symptom management assessment and collection of vital signs including: weight, blood pressure, oxygen saturation and heart rate. This information is immediately transmitted via a standard phone line or cellular connection to the patient's caregiver for review.

"After a very extensive vendor selection process, we decided that the Cardiocom System had many key differentiators from our current telehealth provider," says Jackie Crossen-Sills, PT, PhD, Director of Program Development for the Norwell VNA and Hospice. "With Cardiocom's strong disease management background and software application, the new program will allow Norwell VNA and Hospice to further achieve clinical and financial goals within the organization," adds Dr. Crossen-Sills.

About Norwell VNA and Hospice

Providing home care services since 1920, Norwell VNA and Hospice is the only independent, free-standing, non-profit agency providing Medicare-certified home health care and hospice services for residents in over 20 communities south of Boston. It also offers numerous community support and educational programs. For more information on Norwell VNA and Hospice and its services, call 781-659-2342 or www.nvna.org

About Cardiocom

Cardiocom(R), the Experts in Telehealth(SM), is an award-winning leader in innovative home telehealth solutions. Founded in 1997, Cardiocom develops, manufactures and markets its own telehealth devices for heart failure, diabetes, hypertension, COPD, asthma and other chronic conditions. Cardiocom's clients include some of the most respected home health groups, health plans, hospitals, physician groups, and coordinated care companies in the nation. Through these established relationships, Cardiocom improves the lives of thousands of people each day. For more information on Cardiocom and its services, call 888-243-8881 or visit www.cardiocom.com

    Tracy Mitchell
    Vice President, Operations
    Cardiocom
    (888)243-8881


'/>"/>
SOURCE Cardiocom
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. National Hospice and Palliative Care Organizations Caring Connections and Google Health Offer New Way to Access Advance Directives Online
2. More Cuts to Hospice Announced: Hospice Community Responds with Virtual Lobby Day on July 15
3. Hospice Foundation of America Presents New Educational Webinar on SUPPORTING PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES THROUGH ILLNESS, GRIEF AND LOSS
4. Hospice Community Urges President Obama to Stop Funding Cuts
5. Hospice of Michigan President and CEO Available for Comment on New England Journal of Medicine Article on Profits in Hospice Industry and Proposed Changes From MedPAC
6. Unique Facility Designed for the Comfort of Hospice Patients and Their Families
7. Unique Facility Designed for the Comfort of Hospice Patients and Their Families
8. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Leader Suggests Health Care Reforms to Cut Costs, Ensure Quality Care for People with Serious Illness
9. Englewood Hospital Home Health and Hospice Services Selects Cardiocom Telehealth Technology
10. Excell Home Care & Hospice, Inc. Selects Cardiocom Telehealth Technology
11. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Leader Touts Quality, Cost Benefits of Palliative Care for Healthcare Reform
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... 02, 2016 , ... Two years ago, Arizona State University ... live by 1 million viewers and won numerous honors, including the region’s top ... the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication are following up their ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... ... the launch of its 60-day free trial program for all of the company’s ... the offer a truly hassle free experience. , FlexiSpot’s unique desktop risers use ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... ... of two ostomy patients, standing as living proof that attitude and determination can ... diseases and issues that spike around the holidays. This campaign will offer patients ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... The PAINWeekEnd Regional Conference will ... Spa in Honolulu, offering local frontline clinicians the opportunity to extend their certified ... demand for supplemental training related to pain management has surged dramatically in recent ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 02, 2016 , ... "Pro3rd Accents ... FCPX editors to create versatile lower third titles with just a few clicks of ... Accents Volume 2 includes 30 lower third animations. Choose from various styles with accented ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/2/2016)... ALEXANDRIA, Va. , Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ... year by the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy ... care organizations can better address the opioid addiction ... Medication Assisted Therapies (MAT). ATAG,s newly ... in Improving Access to Naloxone," addresses many issues ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... 2016  Maxor National Pharmacy Services, LLC ("Maxor"), today announced ... ("PSI").  The combination of Texas -based Maxor ... PSI bring together both company,s clinical expertise and high-touch patient ... industry-leading specialty pharmacy. About Maxor ... , , ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... , Dec. 2, 2016 CVS Health Corporation ... Analyst Day in New York City on Thursday, December 15, 2016, beginning ... leadership team will provide an in-depth review of the ... value. The company will also discuss 2017 earnings guidance ... webcast of the event will be broadcast simultaneously on ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: