Home Care & Hospice

What to expect from telehealth services

In-home electronic devices monitor vital health information

Telehealth services give you a powerful tool to help you manage your health from the comfort of your own home. It’s an easy way to keep your vital signs in check and your healthcare team informed about your wellbeing.
By regularly monitoring your health, we can detect changes in your condition early and make adjustments to your care. That can help avoid potential health complications or even a trip to the hospital. Not only does telehealth monitoring help you maintain your independence, it can give you and your family peace of mind.

Benefits of telehealth services

  • Feel more secure knowing your care team regularly monitors your vital signs
  • Detect health problems early to avoid serious complications
  • Get the care you need when you need it from a care team that works together to monitor your health

Patient eligibility

Your doctor may prescribe telehealth services to monitor health conditions, such as:
  • Heart failure
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes

Coverage of costs

Medicare/Medicaid and most insurance companies cover costs for telehealth services.

Vital signs checked by telehealth devices

  • Weight
  • Pulse
  • Blood pressure
  • Oxygen level
  • Symptoms

Simple steps to begin using telehealth services

  1. Receive a prescription for telehealth services from your doctor
  2. Arrange equipment installation in your home by Goshen Home Care specialists
  3. Learn how to use devices and fit monitoring into your daily routine
  4. Monitor your vital signs using telehealth equipment
  5. Rest assured your home care nurse receives your results and regularly monitors your vital signs

Comfort. Care. Compassion.

Contact a home care specialist to find out more about telehealth services from Goshen Home Care & Hospice, (574) 364-2700.