Navigation Links
Visiting Nurse Services of Connecticut Selects Cardiocom® As Its New Telehealth Vendor
Date:9/27/2011

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Visiting Nurse Services of Connecticut, one of the state's oldest and largest home health agencies, announces that it has entered into a business relationship with Cardiocom to provide advanced home telehealth technology to patients with chronic conditions using Cardiocom's new Commander FLEX™ device.  Cardiocom®, Experts in Telehealth(SM), is a world class developer, manufacturer and clinical service provider of award-winning telehealth solutions.

Cardiocom's telehealth system provides an interactive opportunity to proactively manage patient care.  Every day, VNS of Connecticut patients use the Cardiocom Telehealth System to communicate with a VNS of Connecticut nurse.  The Commander FLEX guides the patient through an interactive Health Check and collection of vital signs including: weight, blood pressure, oxygen saturation and heart rate.  This information is immediately transmitted via a standard phone or a cellular signal.

"VNS of Connecticut has been using telemonitoring for almost 10 years.  We recently switched to Cardiocom because of the need to keep abreast of new and improved technologies that best suit our organization and patient needs," says William F. Sullivan, Jr, President and CEO.

About Visiting Nurse Services of Connecticut  

VNS of Connecticut is one of the state's oldest, largest and most comprehensive providers of skilled home health and hospice services, having emerged from its beginnings as the Bridgeport VNA to rescue at risk home care services in Fairfield, New Haven and Litchfield counties.  The agency currently serves more than 7,000 patients each year, making more than 250,000 home care visits.  A national 2010 HomeCare Elite agency, VNS of Connecticut utilizes disease management programs, protocols and telehealth technologies to focus on heart failure, COPD, hypertension and diabetes to provide services for the chronically ill in their homes and to prevent hospital re-admissions.  The agency's readmission rates are traditionally among the lowest in the state.  Also, VNS' Hospice at Home™ program, created in the mid 1980's, was one of the nation's first Medicare certified end-of-life programs.  Agency staff  have since augmented the hospice program to offer palliative care treatments for patients likely to enter hospice service.

About Cardiocom

Cardiocom®, 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

Cardiocom Contact:
Tracy Mitchell
Vice President
888-243-8881
tmitchell@cardiocom.com

Visiting Nurse Services of Connecticut Contact:
Paulette Sementilli, RN
Telehealth Coordinator
Visiting Nurse Services of Connecticut
203-366-3821 ext. 1092
psementilli@vnsct.org


'/>"/>
SOURCE Cardiocom
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Brockton Visiting Nurse Association Selects Cardiocom® Telehealth
2. AccuNurse Delivers Real-Time Care Plan Functionality and New Dashboard to Monitor Clinical Trends, Performance and Compliance
3. Emergency Nurses Association Announces Corporate Sponsors for Annual Conference
4. Urgent Call Is Issued for More Local Doctors and Nurses for Mondays Free Health Clinic
5. Colorado Association of School Nurses Unites Denver Community to Combat Low Meningitis Vaccination Rates Among Preteens and Teens
6. Research Led by Clinical Nurse Specialists Reconfirms Reliability of Temporal Artery Thermometry
7. Denver School Nurses Unite Community in the Fight against Meningitis, a Potentially Deadly Disease
8. Great Comebacks® Program Recognizes WOC Nurse Heidi H. Cross at WOCN 43rd Annual Conference
9. A Quiet Healing Environment Created by Nurse Call?
10. River Valley Community College and Medical Messenger Team Up to Prepare the Future Nurses of New England
11. New Study Finds Pharmacists and Nurses are the Most Effective Health Care Voices in Promoting Medication Adherence
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/2/2017)... Oct. 2, 2017  AllianceRx Walgreens Prime, the combined ... Walgreens and pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), ... which included the unveiling of new signage at its ... well as at a few other company-owned facilities across ... to patients, some of whom will begin to see ...
(Date:9/28/2017)... , Sept. 28, 2017 Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. ... earnings conference call and webcast on Friday, November 3, ... (EDT) and ending at approximately 8:30 a.m. (CDT) / ... the company,s 2017 financial performance and guidance for 2018, ... initiatives to enhance operational performance, and long-range financial outlook ...
(Date:9/27/2017)... and NEW YORK , Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... health and big data solutions, today announced that its MyDario product is ... your local TV listings for when The Dr. Oz Show airs in ... The nine-time ... month. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:10/13/2017)... Worth, TX (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 ... ... financial planning agency serving communities in the greater Dallas, Miami, and Raleigh regions, ... young boy fighting to overcome a rare and deadly chromosome abnormality. , After ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... ... While it’s often important to take certain medications during the night, finding ... identified a solution. , She developed a prototype for MOTION LIGHT-UP PILL BOX to ... the need to turn on a light when taking medication during the night, allowing ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... Nevada (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... Hemp CBD Oil utilizing Purzorb™ technology. Applying the Purzorb™process to full spectrum CBD oil ... required and providing a CBD form that can be easily incorporated into liquid products, ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... , ... Apple Rehab Shelton Lakes , which specializes in the delivery ... as part of a disaster drill on October 3rd. , Apple Rehab participated with ... Manager, as well as the Connecticut Long Term Care Mutual Aid Plan (LTC-MAP). ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Ellevate Network, the leading network for ... for action towards gender equality at their inaugural Summit in New York City in ... reached a social audience of over 3 million. To watch the Mobilize Women video, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):