Treating and managing respiratory diseases require quality and effective treatment without letting the cost of healthcare spiral out of control. Philips Healthcare@home provides high-quality and affordable respiratory management solutions customized by expert physicians, to suit the specific needs of patients. The range of tailor-made care plans is developed based on the recommended practices by leading doctors, which ensures the seamless transition of patients from a hospital to home.
A pilot study was conducted by Philips and Banner Health in the USA, on using technology as a mean for providing remote care for patients. The findings from the study indicated a 27% reduction in the cost of care, 32% reduction in acute and long-term costs, and 45% reduction in hospitalizations.