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Telemonitoring
Home Medical Monitoring Service
Fairview Home Care’s telemonitoring services allow you to monitor your health from the convenience of home. You can monitor your weight, blood pressure, heart rate, glucose levels and oxygen readings.
 
It’s as easy as slipping your finger into a small cuff or standing on a scale. With a push of a button, the data is automatically sent to a Fairview Home Care nurse. If your results are concerning, a nurse will contact you or your physician. Telemonitoring can reduce the need for hospitalization. The information can help your physician make decisions about medication changes, clinic visits or lab tests.
 
For information on Fairview’s telemonitoring services: 952-885-6132.
 
Fairview Home Care’s equipment helps you monitor:
  • Blood pressure
  • Heart rate
  • Oxygen levels (oximetry)
  • Weight gain/loss
  • Glucose readings (One Touch Ultra meters only; optional)
  • Temperature (optional)
 
Telemonitoring is best for individuals who need frequent monitoring of vital signs for things such as:
  • Weight management for congestive heart failure
  • Oxygen saturation levels for chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder
  • Blood glucose evaluations for diabetes
 
Telemonitoring may be covered by Medicare or insurance.
 
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