SPI Premium Insight: Home Truths for RPM Vendors as Atrium Health and Best Buy Team Up
Published: March 14, 2023
Last week, US healthcare provider Atrium Health (owned by Advocate Health) and Best Buy Health, a unit of the world’s largest specialty consumer electronics retailer, revealed they were joining forces to develop a new hospital-at-home service in the US. Atrium and Best Buy say the partnership will help address ‘complex’ hospital-at-home programme requirements, especially in relation to patient education and enabling technology in the home.
The Signify View
The tie-up is a significant step for a US hospital-at-home market that has flattered to deceive since emerging during Covid. Together, Atrium and Best Buy will inject forward momentum to a market primed for growth, dismantling some barriers to RPM adoption, especially around logistics and technology.