Why there’s no ‘one-size-fits-all’ for remote monitoring and patient privacy

CHICAGO — When Charlotte, N.C.-based Atrium Health’s Sanger Heart and Vascular Center was first implementing its remote patient monitoring program, the hardest lift was getting devices into patients’ hands and troubleshooting problems, said program coordinator Shannon Crotwell.

They began with internet-connected devices, asking patients to download an app where they’d