Telemonitoring did not reduce readmissions or mortality in patients recently hospitalized for heart failure

Riezebos, Robert K.
March 2011
ACP Journal Club;3/20/2011, Vol. 154 Issue 3, p7
Academic Journal
The article reports on a study conducted by researchers S.I. Chaudhary and his colleagues, which observed whether elemonitoring reduces readmissions or mortality in patients recently hospitalized for heart failure. The study, which was published in a 2010 issue of the "New England Journal of Medicine," revealed that telemonitoring did not reduce readmissions or mortality more than usual care in patients recently hospitalized for heart failure.


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