2010 - Telemonitoring did not reduce readmissions or mortality in patients recently hospitalized for heart failure
- Telemonitoring did not reduce readmissions or mortality in patients recently hospitalized for heart failure. Riezebos, Robert K. // ACP Journal Club;3/20/2011, Vol. 154 Issue 3, p7
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...
- A systematic review of telemonitoring for the management of heart failure. Louis, Amala A.; Turner, Tracy; Gretton, Marcia; Baksh, Angela; Cleland, John G.F. // European Journal of Heart Failure;Oct2003, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p583
Background: Telemonitoring allows a clinician to monitor, on a daily basis, physiological variables measured by patients at home. This provides a means to keep patients with heart failure under close supervision, which could reduce the rate of admission to hospital and accelerate discharge....
- A remote monitoring and telephone nurse coaching intervention to reduce readmissions among patients with heart failure: study protocol for the Better Effectiveness After Transition - Heart Failure (BEAT-HF) randomized controlled trial. Black, Jeanne T.; Romano, Patrick S.; Sadeghi, Banafsheh; Auerbach, Andrew D.; Ganiats, Theodore G.; Greenfield, Sheldon; Kaplan, Sherrie H.; Ong, Michael K. // Trials;2014, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p1
Background Heart failure is a prevalent health problem associated with costly hospital readmissions. Transitional care programs have been shown to reduce readmissions but are costly to implement. Evidence regarding the effectiveness of telemonitoring in managing the care of this chronic...
- Effect of Telemonitoring on Re-Admission in Patients with Congestive Heart Failure. Smith, Amy Christine // MEDSURG Nursing;Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p39
Interest in telemonitoring interventions to reduce re-admissions in patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) is growing. This critical review of available evidence suggests telemonitoring may reduce CHF-related re-admissions, although a dear impact on all-cause re- admissions remains elusive.
- Outpatient Connection. // Healthcare Purchasing News;Jun2008, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p25
The article focuses on a study conducted by the Center for Connected Health, a division of Partners HealtCare, which found that a remote monitoring program can improve the condition of heart failure patients who are mobile and may reduce hospital readmissions. According to Ambar Kulshreshtha,...
- No Reduction in Readmissions with Telemonitoring, Coaching for Patients with Heart Failure. KULKARNI, NITA SHRIKANT // American Family Physician;7/15/2016, Vol. 94 Issue 2, p168
An abstract of a study regarding the impact of telephone coaching and telemonitoring on the readmission of patients with heart failure is presented.
- St. John tests remote monitoring of heart failure patients. GREENE, JAY // Crain's Detroit Business;4/8/2013, Vol. 29 Issue 14, p0017
The article presents information on a study to test the VideoDoc telemonitoring units from J&B Medical Supply Co. with 30-40 patients treated for heart failure at Saint John Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan and how the units work with traditional heart failure therapy to reduce...
- Telemonitoring Provides More than 3-to-1 Return on Investment. Goth, Greg // Healthdatamanagement.com;10/7/2014, p1
New research from Geisinger Health Plan, to be published in the December issue of Population Health Management, has demonstrated that a telemonitoring program significantly reduced hospital readmissions and cost of care for members diagnosed with heart failure
- Impact of Home Patient Telemonitoring on Use of Î²-Blockers in Congestive Heart Failure. Antonicelli, Roberto; Mazzanti, Ilaria; Abbatecola, Angela M.; Parati, Gianfranco // Drugs & Aging;2010, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p801
Introduction: Congestive heart failure (CHF), which typically affects older people, is characterized by high short- and mid-term mortality rates. However, despite accumulating evidence showing that administration of Î²-blockers (Î²-adrenoceptor antagonists) can improve the clinical status of...