How Health Relationship Management Services (HRMS) Benefits the Elderly

Cynthia Meckl-Sloan

DynoSense Academy, CA, USA

Corresponding author: Cynthia Meckl-Sloan. DynoSense Academy, CA, USA. E-mail:

Published: June 20, 2016.  DOI: 10.21103/Article6(2)_CC1


Remote health monitoring and Health Relationship Management Services (HRMS) can provide health care solutions for the elderly, the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population.  The year 2030 Problem questions whether enough resources and an operative service system will be available fourteen years from now when the elderly population will be greater than what it is today. One solution for reducing elder health care costs is home care, which is a preferable alternative to institutionalization.  Many elderly have access to health services or outreach medical care, but do not use them due to lack of accessibility to safe transportation. The elderly often have problems with medication misuse stemming from the aging process, such as loss of memory, poor vision, and fixed-incomes.  Seniors have dietary problems that weaken immune systems, leading to dehydration and other health issues. They also experience depression and loneliness from living alone or even with family members.  The elderly who experience these problems can benefit from Health Relationship Management Services (HRMS), a new healthcare paradigm using remote health monitoring in the home.

remote health monitoring; health relationship management services; elder care; family care; 2030 problem.

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