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3 Traits Practitioners Love About ReDS™ When Monitoring Heart Failure Patients
Sensible Medical created the ReDS™ system to measure lung fluid in heart failure patients. ReDS™ was adapted for medical use from the military’s ‘see-through-wall’ technology. Since its introduction, practitioners have been excited about its potential to significantly decrease readmission rates, and increase accuracy and confidence in the monitoring and management of heart failure patients. During the recent HFSA annual event, we had a great opportunity to hear directly from the pract
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How Lung Fluid Monitoring can help reduce Hospital Readmissions in Heart Failure Patients
According to data from the American Heart Association, about 5.7 million adults in the United States alone have Heart Failure (HF). Costs related to heart failure reach some $30 billion each year, and represent a significant source of expenditures for both the health care system and the insurance industry. One of the most significant components of these high HF costs is the constant readmissions experien
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ReDS™: Providing Actionable Results in a World of Uncertainty
Stories abound across the Internet of earthquake survivors living weeks or even months trapped in the ruins of buildings. When an earthquake struck Haiti in 2010 and killed at least 200,000 people, a man survived trapped in the rubble for almost two weeks in the ruins of a store repeatedly visited by looters. That’s one week longer than the typical UN search and rescue mission. Even amidst these inspiring stories of survival, though, the fact remains: every moment is critical in finding surviv
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ReDS™ – Breaking the Vicious Cycle of Heart Failure Hospital Readmissions
Did you know that some $15 billion is spent every year on the constant discharges and readmissions of heart failure patients?  Picture this scene: A heart failure patient wakes up in the middle of the night, feels short of breath, fatigued. The stress has woken him, and keeps him up. The stress leads to even more trouble sleeping, more shortness of breath, and more fatigue. He goes to the hospital and gets admitted. Then, the shortness of breath turns out to be fatigue. He gets discharged. He
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Time: The Most Precious Resource of All
What if we told you that you could measure lung fluid in your heart failure patients in just 90 seconds? That’s the same amount of time it takes to make a cup of tea, brush your teeth, check your email, or parallel park your car. These activities all take about 90 seconds – the same amount of time ReDS™ needs to deliver to you an accurate, absolute, and actionable reading of your patient’s lung fluid. With objective readings from ReDS™, delivered noninvasively, you can now add some ce
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