Home Based Primary Care Technology
Although today’s home-care clinicians have a lot in common with house call physicians of the past, they are armed with much more than just a little black bag. In fact, portable technology plays an important role in today’s home-based primary care (HBPC) practice, aiding in diagnosis and care of a wide variety of patients.
Below are just a few of the many portable technology options available to HBPC providers:
- Portable X-ray
- Hand-held point of care ultrasound
- Phlebotomy services
- Pulse oximeter
- Hand-held point of care bladder scanner
- Point of care EKG
- Heart monitor
- Wireless blood pressure monitor
- Home peak flow meter
- Inhaler use monitor
- Point of care blood analyzer
- Medication compliance monitor
- Continuous glucose monitor
- Wireless scale
There are also numerous communication tools, software and application programs that can assist clinicians in the field. These resources provide a host of services – from helping with diagnosis and care to enhancing personal safety.
To learn more about the technology tools used by HBPC providers today, call HCCI at 630-283-9200.