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Medicine’s Robert Hughes, Peter Provonost discuss remote patient monitoring during COVID-19 pandemic

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome is rare among young people vaccinated for COVID-19, a new study suggests,: Coronavirus update for March 1, 2021 Robert Hughes, assistant professor of emergency medicine at the School of Medicine and Peter Pronovost, clinical professor of anesthesiology and perioperative medicine at the School of Medicine, discussed how patient safety benefited  from remote monitoring of patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.  “One of the major lessons gained from the pandemic was that patients could now be monitored based on risks and needs rather than location in the hospital,” Pronovost said. “Home monitoring and hospital at-home models offer the potential to transform care and potentially allow a substantial proportion of hospitalized patients to receive care from home.”