"It allows the patient and physician to review a dashboard, and the clinician can prioritize how their patients are doing," Tippett said. "Instead of deciding how we can change a patient's behavior, this platform provides tools to do that."
The Converged Health Management website also provides patients with training materials and videos on how the service works. The service is covered by insurance.
The Converged Health Management service can record health information such as blood pressure, oxygen saturation levels, glucose levels. Patient data is then automatically transmitted through a wireless connection to a secure server that resides in Verizon's HIPAA-ready cloud for analysis and intervention by the patient's clinician.
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