Listen: VA Eyes Long-Term Treatments With the Help of Wearables

Listen: VA Eyes Long-Term Treatments With the Help of Wearables

Season: 3
| Episode: 21
The agency is making advancements in wearables and remote patient monitoring for chronic illnesses.
Dr. Lindsay Riegler, Innovation Specialist and Certified Brain Injury Specialist, VA

The Department of Veterans Affairs is making considerable advancements in wearable devices and remote patient monitoring to keep track of symptoms and key health metrics in near real time. VA Innovation Specialist Dr. Lindsay Riegler provides a look at how the agency is incorporating these within its broader health care program to improve treatment of chronic conditions such as diabetes and hypertension.