Glucose Ketone Index (GKI) Equals More Efficient Way to Understand Overall Health

If you’re on the keto diet, you know all about ketones, an alternative fuel source for the body when glucose is in short supply. But are you aware of the Glucose Ketone Index (GKI)? Because stress, fasting or a high-fat meal can affect one measurement, a single reading does not accurately represent your health. The GKI, however, brings together glucose and ketone levels to provide a more complete [...]

By |2019-06-13T08:48:25-07:00June 12th, 2019|News|0 Comments

FORA Mobile Care Station Provides Best Cost Advantage for Long-Term Care Facilities     The FORA® Mobile Care Station's features include: The Latest Innovative Technology The Mobile Care Station includes up to 5 devices that measure blood glucose, blood pressure, pulse oxygen, temperature, and weight. The long-term care facility has the option to choose only the vital signs they need to help control costs. Data Integrity Prior to taking a patient’s measurements, the staff is able to confirm [...]

By |2019-06-12T10:55:33-07:00June 11th, 2019|News|0 Comments

ForaCare Presents Remote Patient Monitoring Solution to Local Cardiovascular Physicians

ForaCare demonstrated its remote patient monitoring solution to the Cardiovascular Institute and the Chest Center of Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center. Remote patient monitoring, which includes ForaCare’s telehealth devices and connected software, is a simple, easy-to-use solution to manage chronic care patients better in an effort to improve patient outcomes. “I think it’s beneficial in certain settings for us. With the programs that we’re adding, I think [...]

By |2019-06-05T16:47:37-07:00June 5th, 2019|News|0 Comments

MUSC study finds remote patient monitoring significantly lowers HbA1c

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) conducted a study using ForaCare’s remote patient monitoring solution to determine the effect of telehealth on the blood glucose levels of low-income rural adults with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes. The Medical University of South Carolina MUSC, one of the two National Telehealth Centers of Excellence, found that after six months, patients who used the FORA® D40 2-in-1 blood glucose and [...]

By |2019-06-03T09:44:01-07:00June 3rd, 2019|News|0 Comments

ForaCare to Attend 2019 Telehealth Summit, May 21–23

ForaCare will present its complete telehealth solution at next week’s California Telehealth Resource Center’s 2019 Telehealth Summit as well as two evidence-based case studies that support improved health outcomes because of ForaCare’s complete solution. ForaCare’s complete solution is comprised of a range of FORA® devices that connect to the FORA 24/7 HealthView Telehealth System. The glucometers, blood pressure meters, pulse oximeters, thermometers and weight scales provide quick and [...]

By |2019-05-15T09:06:10-07:00May 15th, 2019|Trade Shows & Events|0 Comments

Prestige Healthcare Supplies Expands Business with FORA Mobile Care Stations

Prestige Healthcare Supplies recently partnered with ForaCare Inc. to distribute FORA Mobile Care Stations to nursing facilities to improve the process of capturing and monitoring vital signs. “Many facilities still rely on manual entries for vital sign measurements,” said Scott Gentry, owner of Prestige Healthcare Supplies. The Mobile Care Station makes the staff’s job much easier since it automatically uploads data directly from its monitoring devices to the [...]

By |2019-05-13T09:20:57-07:00May 13th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Premium V10 BLE Helps Manage Diabetes

The FORA® Premium V10 BLE blood glucose monitoring system is designed for diabetics who want to see their glucose trends over time, at any time. Because regular testing and reviewing of glucose measurements help patients manage their diabetes, the Bluetooth connectivity to the iFORA Diabetes Manager app for iOS or Android is an especially significant feature of the Premium V10 BLE.  The mobile app brings clear attention to [...]

By |2019-05-08T12:16:55-07:00May 8th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Medicare Remote Patient Monitoring Reimbursement FAQs

Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) is the next big thing in medical care; patients just don’t know it yet.  And, it seems, neither do many physicians.  On Thursday, CMS published the final rule on its new RPM codes, officially titled “Chronic Care Remote Physiologic Monitoring.”  There are three new RPM codes, all of which will go live starting January 1, 2019.  These codes incentivize providers to effectively and efficiently use RPM technology to monitor and manage patient care needs.   [...]

By |2019-05-07T09:09:26-07:00May 7th, 2019|News|0 Comments

ForaCare to Demonstrate FORA Devices at CAHP Seminar on Thursday

ForaCare Inc., is traveling to Burbank tomorrow, April 18, for the California Association of Health Plans Seminar, where the team will be presenting its innovative FORA® devices along with two studies that show improved outcomes with the use of these devices. ForaCare designs and manufactures a variety of devices including: blood glucometers, blood pressure meters and cuffs, pulse oximeters, thermometers and weight scales. After using ForaCare’s 2-in-1 blood [...]

By |2019-04-17T10:11:25-07:00April 17th, 2019|Trade Shows & Events|0 Comments

TEACH Study Supports Telehealth as Key Factor in Reducing Readmission Rates

ForaCare Inc., along with Health Monitoring Optimum Services (HMOS LLC), Cano Health and MD Flow Systems, collaborated to evaluate the impact of telehealth and home visits on readmission rates for COPD patients. The results of the TEACH (Telehealth After COPD Hospitalization) study showed just one patient of 20 was readmitted within 30 days of hospital discharge after taking advantage of telehealth and home visits. The national average readmission [...]

By |2019-04-16T12:21:08-07:00April 16th, 2019|News|0 Comments