Through the initiative, clinicians are working to proactively engage patients and improve outcomes of individuals with high-risk chronic conditions.
The integrated EHR-telehealth solution will be available to current and future Cerner and American Well clients.
Qualcomm's 2net Platform and Hub will be used to capture data from medical devices within a patient's home, and transmit it to Cerner's CareAware platform.
Major healthcare companies have started lining up to announce their commitment to what could easily be the next most popular wearable device in the world.
The data, presuming the patient gives his/her consent, will be sent to their EMR, giving nurses and physicians visibility to their health on a daily basis.
The two companies plan to improve the care model for one of the most prevalent health conditions in the U.S., while at the same time cutting costs.
Leading U.S. electronic health record providers will launch HealthKit-enabled apps, allowing doctors to access patient data from Apple's health platform.