Healthcare providers saved almost $2,750 per patient by using telehealth instead of in-person treatment for post-discharge physical therapy after knee replacement surgery, according to researchers at Duke University.

The long-awaited study, launched in 2016 by the Duke University School of Medicine's Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), makes the case for a remote patient monitoring platform that enables providers to coordinate care at the patient's home rather than the doctor's office or clinic.