A large source of annual healthcare expenditures results from chronic disease states like diabetes, asthma, and hypertension. Healthcare payors are constantly seeking creative solutions that can truly manage care and reduce the cost to the patient.
With diseases like diabetes, constant monitoring and preventive care can help prevent the complications of advanced stages of the disease and thus greatly reduce the costs associated with treating these advanced symptoms. By providing two-way communication between the patient and the healthcare provider, wireless solutions enabled by Aether are allowing patients to better monitor their own condition, manage abnormalities, and follow recommended courses of treatment. In addition, regular alerts can remind the patient that a particular treatment is needed at a designated time. Aether''s solutions are empowering patients to manage their own care, to react to changes in condition before complications arise, and ultimately to reduce patient costs.