Community Wellness announces COVID-19 Home Management Program

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Campbell, California – August 31, 2021 – Life Science Newswire – Community Wellness, a leading national provider of Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) services, announced a new program to expand the bandwidth and clinical strength of hospitals due to the COVID-19 Delta surge.

Community Wellness will offer a comprehensive, turnkey home monitoring program for COVID patients designed to improve outcomes for patients and preserve limited hospital resources.

“Our hospitals and providers are heroically and tirelessly managing an enormous surge in COVID patients presenting to their Emergency Departments“

Community Wellness provides FDA-approved, Bluetooth-enabled devices and a HIPAA-compliant app for tracking symptoms and vital signs to monitor patients, allowing them to safely recover in the comfort of their own homes, thereby reducing unnecessary hospitalizations and improving utilization of limited resources, e.g., ED beds, staffing, and ancillary support.

In the event of a patient’s deterioration as detected by vital sign changes, worsening symptoms, or clinical concerns raised by the Community Wellness clinical support staff, and under the direction of the hospital-appointed physician prescribing the service, the patient will be returned to an appropriate medical facility for advanced supportive care (likely a direct ED admission).

"Our hospitals and providers are heroically and tirelessly managing an enormous surge in COVID patients presenting to their Emergency Departments. We can ease the burden on both the healthcare system and patients for those with low-to-moderate risk of progressing to severe or critical illness. Using simple-to-use home medical devices, along with video, voice, and text access to our clinical support staff, patients can safely recover in the comfort of their own homes in most cases," said Community Wellness Chief Medical Officer, Scott Parazynski, MD. "Should their condition warrant, they would be able to return to the ED for a fast-track readmission and definitive care."

Community Wellness is making its COVID Home Management program available to hospitals and large clinics seeking solutions to ED overcrowding as a result of the pandemic. For more information on this clinically impactful program, contact Traci Quillen at 304-552-8195 or tquillen@communitywellness.com.

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