Devices

Devices

Currently, we have four different types of monitoring devices available: Blood Pressure Cuff, Weight Scale, Glucose Meter, and Oximeter. The remote patient monitoring devices we use are ready the moment they arrive at the patient’s location and offer a more user-friendly approach than many of our competitors.

  • Our devices are cellular enabled / connected and use a SIM card (just like a cellular phone).
  • Bluetooth pairing or additional set-up is not required in order to use the device.
  • There is no separate app to download or website to access in order to use the device.
  • Many of our patients are being monitored for chronic conditions and, thus, are familiar with the devices they are being asked to use in order to take their measurements.

What if something goes wrong? No need to worry! Leave it to us.

Even with us shipping tens of thousands of devices, we see a very low failure rate. However, it can happen. Our patient care team is constantly monitoring the device and the patient’s activity. They will reach out to them, personally, whether it is to confirm they are taking their measurements or if they are having trouble with the device.

This personalized touch helps to maximize patient care and is not possible with other fully automated systems.

Blood Pressure Cuffs

Blood Pressure Cuffs

Connection: SIM card enabled

Conditions used for: Hypertension, Coronary Heart disease, Heart Failure, COPD, Renal Failure, Diabetes

A blood pressure device includes an inflatable cuff that collapses and releases the artery under the cuff in a controlled manner while mercury or aneroid manometer measures the pressure.

Weight Scales

Weight Scales

Connection: SIM card enabled

Conditions used for: Obesity, Renal Failure, Pulmonary Edema

A weight scale is a device that is placed on the floor, and after being turned on, the patient steps on it, and then waits for the reading. Some devices also offer readings such as BMI (body mass index).

Glucose Meter

Glucose Meter

Connection: SIM card enabled

Conditions used for: Diabetes, Renal Failure, Hypoglycemia, Liver Disorders

Glucose meters/ monitors, also known as biosensors, are used to monitor a patient’s blood sugar levels. They work by analyzing a small amount of blood resulting from a fingertip being lightly pricked.

Oximeter

Oximeter

Connection: Bluetooth

Conditions used for: Asthma, COPD, COVID-19

Pulse oximetry is a test that measures the oxygen level (also known as saturation) in the blood. This test measures how well oxygen is being sent to other parts of the body- such as vital organs and extremities furthest from your heart.

B.Y.O.D. (Bring Your Own Device)

While we are confident in the simplicity and ease of use offered by our remote patient monitoring devices, we understand that some may feel more at ease using their preferred device and/or manufacturer. Our secure device API (application programming interface) is both safe and flexible. We are able to integrate a new device into our ecosystem in very little time.

How the integration works

You Mail Your Device

You Mail Your Device

Rather than us mailing the device to you, you will need to mail it to us. That will allow us to evaluate it and ensure it is in good working order and will effectively provide the needed measurements.

We connect it to our API

We connect it to our API

Once we receive your device, we will integrate it into our monitoring environment by connecting it to our API (application programming interface). This will allow your device to seamlessly communicate with our monitoring system.

Data Collection

Data Collection

Once the device is connected, we will return it to you so that monitoring can begin! From that point, we will start our data collection and the Remote Patient Monitoring process will continue as it would with one of our own devices.

Did you know?

Medek RPM can be used with most if not all chronic conditions to improve patient health.

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