HIMSS22: Caregility debuts hybrid care bedside telehealth; Kajeet VSee partner for RPM
At HIMSS22, Caregility, a telehealth technology services vendor, has introduced Inpatient Virtual Engagement, a new integrated clinical system designed to complement inpatient care with virtual care to enable hybrid care delivery at the patient bedside.
At the core of the subscription-based solution-as-a-service are three components, including: the company’s new Access Point of Care System (APS100) for lower acuity patient settings; an administration portal to centralize multiple telehealth programs; a fleet management tool for governing thousands of telehealth endpoint devices.
Bedside hybrid care delivery
Inpatient Virtual Engagement offers providers a cost-effective option for bedside hybrid care delivery at scale, Caregility said.
Hybrid care at every patient bedside creates value by increasing the frequency, timeliness thoroughness of clinical intervention engagement while removing clinical blind spots gaps in care, the company contended.
As healthcare teams grapple with the ongoing staffing crisis, Inpatient Virtual Engagement is designed to help reduce staff burnout by facilitating virtual specialty coverage, tele-rounding, tele-nursing tele-observation to enrich patient care clinical collaboration, the company added.
The new technology can enable earlier detection of deteriorating patient conditions, enhancing health systems’ ability to support rapid response aimed at improving patient outcomes, Caregility said. Inpatient Virtual Engagement also fits into the growing trend of patient enablement, providing patients with timely access to their clinical team, interpreters family members to reduce anxiety speed the recovery process, the company said.
Virtual engagement bolsters inpatient care
“We have only scratched the surface on how virtual engagement can bolster inpatient care delivery,” said Caregility President COO Mike Brandofino.
“Virtual care kept staff patients safe during the pandemic today is being used to augment the efforts of overburdened care teams,” he continued. “Tele-nursing the ability to extend satellite or referral telehealth resources into rural underserved medical communities represent just a couple of ways telehealth can be intelligently deployed to continue driving value in healthcare.”
Caregility is at HIMSS22 in Booth 3071.
New remote patient monitoring system
Kajeet, a wireless connectivity, software hardware technology vendor, has partnered with VSee, a telemedicine platform vendor, to deliver a remote patient monitoring system for hospitals, health systems other healthcare providers.
Healthcare providers looking to launch a successful RPM system must consider technology, cost accessibility, all while balancing regulatory compliance issues as well as privacy, security support needs, the companies said.
“This combined solution truly takes the heavy lifting from the healthcare provider, delivering exactly what a healthcare provider needs to launch a successful RPM solution,” said Milton Chen, CEO at VSee. “From device procurement, provisioning, application configuration, deployment, logistics, cellular service support, this complete turnkey solution with Kajeet makes the technical aspects of RPM simple easy.”
Greg Jones, CTO at Kajeet, said when his company searched for an RPM application provider to enhance the Kajeet SmartRPM system, VSee was the logical choice.
“Their easy-to-use, data-rich RPM dashboards are widely respected in the market,” Jones contended. “Integration with Kajeet’s solution was seamless resulted in a complete RPM solution that arrives ready to go, right out of the box, with security, reliable connectivity, mobile device management already on board.”
Kajeet is at HIMSS22 in Booth 5080. VSee is in Booth 3973.