RETURN OF INVESTMENT

Whether you are using OpenTeleHealth for patients with CHF, Diabetes, Asthma, COPD or other chronic conditions, you can expect savings on healthcare services and readmissions.

Example: ROI for COPD GOLD3 Patients using OpenTeleHealth

Substantial savings in hospitalisation cost have been documented for COPD patients.

53% reduction of re-admission per year

18% reduction of bed days per re-admission

49% reduction of outpatient days

Due to academics publication principles details cannot be published online, as collected data is part of a research effort around the clinical trial. But you are welcome to contact us for further information.

Other benefits include reduction in hospital employee costs and improvements in patient quality-adjusted life-year (QALY)

COSTUMER BENEFITS

  • Turnkey solution
  • Pre-defined and directly editable protocols – fast turnaround without consultants.
  • Very affordable – Low cost entry
  • Multiple chronic diseases, and any clinical condition, can be handled in just one platform
  • Clinicians and patients may be geographically separated
  • Easy to deploy and use for all patient groups
  • Ready for large scale roll-out
  • End-to-end solution
  • Based on existing OS-infrastructure
  • Based on industry standards (HL7, XDS, Continua, Bluetooth, REST)

Patient benefits

A user survey and user experience study from Denmark has shown very positive response using the OpenTeleHealth software:

  • Supports patient empowerment
  • Enables patients to better monitor and manage their own health
  • Increases mobility for patients in healthcare processes, they are not admitted to a hospital
  • Provides increased support for evidence-based decision making
  • Clinicians and patients may be geographically separated
  • Improves quality of life
  • Economic beneficial – lowers transportation costs
  • Avoids unnecessary hospital admissions
  • Increased sense of control, security and freedom

User experience study

User experiences from a study of 400+ patients reveal that patients feel:

  • Increased sense of control. About 66% of patients experienced an increased sense of control because of using the OpenTeleHealth system.
  • Increased sense of security. About 66% of patients experienced an increased sense of security because of using the OpenTeleHealth system.
  • Greater awareness of symptoms. About half of patients experienced greater Awareness of COPD symptoms because of using OpenTeleHealth.
  • Increased sense of freedom. About a quarter of patients experienced a feeling of freedom because of using OpenTeleHealth.