Feasibility of Using Telehealth to Deliver the "Powerful Tools for Caregivers" Program.

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Aug 17, 2017

Caregivers report poorer health and wellness than the general population and identify numerous barriers to their attending programs to improve health and wellness.

Delivering High Value Inflammatory Bowel Disease Care Through Telemedicine Visits.

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Aug 17, 2017

BACKGROUND: Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) require regular follow-up to manage their care, which requires significant amount of time and out-of-pocket costs. Telemedicine in the form of video virtual visits could serve as an alternative to in-office visits.

mHealth Technologies for Palliative Care Patients at the Interface of In-Patient to Outpatient Care: Protocol of Feasibility Study Aiming to Early Predict Deterioration of Patient's Health Status.

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Aug 17, 2017

BACKGROUND: Palliative care patients are a particularly vulnerable population and one of the critical phases in patients' trajectories is discharge from specialized in-patient palliative care into outpatient care, where availability of a palliative care infrastructure is highly variable.

A Commentary on Telerehabilitation Services in Pakistan: Current Trends and Future Possibilities.

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Aug 17, 2017

A 2014 World Health Organization (WHO) study reported that almost 27 million people with disability live in Pakistan with fewer than one allied rehabilitation professional per 10,000 people.

Effects of telemonitoring on glycaemic control and healthcare costs in type 2 diabetes: A randomised controlled trial.

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Aug 17, 2017

Introduction This study examined the effect of a telehealth intervention on the control of type 2 diabetes and subsequent potential cost-savings to the health system.

Home Quick - Occupational Therapy Home Visits Using mHealth, to Facilitate Discharge from Acute Admission Back to the Community.

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Aug 17, 2017

This article reports upon an initiative to improve the timeliness of occupational therapy home visits for discharge planning by implementing technology solutions while maintaining patient safety.

Telehealth and eHealth interventions for posttraumatic stress disorder.

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Aug 16, 2017

This paper presents existing research describing how telehealth and eHealth technologies can be used to improve mental health services for trauma survivors, either by enhancing existing treatment approaches or as a stand-alone means of delivering trauma-relevant information and interventions.

[Device-based remote monitoring : Current evidence].

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Aug 16, 2017

Telemedicine is increasingly used in clinical cardiology. It offers early detection of arrhythmias, technical device follow-up and support of heart failure management. Regarding technical device follow-up, remote monitoring significantly reduces usage of the health care system.

Developing and Evaluating JIApp: Acceptability and Usability of a Smartphone App System to Improve Self-Management in Young People With Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.

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Aug 16, 2017

BACKGROUND: Flare-ups in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) are characterized by joint pain and swelling and often accompanied with fatigue, negative emotions, and reduced participation in activities.

Caring robots are here to help.

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Aug 16, 2017

Robots, along with sensors and telemedicine, have been identified as technologies that can assist and prolong independent living for older people, with robots especially being used to help prevent social isolation and depression.

Gender Similarities and Differences for e-Health Behaviors Among U.S. Adults.

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Aug 16, 2017

BACKGROUND: Technology access and use are increasing worldwide. Adults can potentially use technology to assist with health promotion and medical care.

[Telemetric follow-up of implantable electronic cardiac devices : Optimisation of care in clinical practice].

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Aug 16, 2017

Remote follow-up of patients with implantable electronic cardiac devices (IECD) is a scientifically well-evaluated and technically mature method. Advantages over conventional follow-up include rapid detection of clinically relevant events (i. e. arrhythmias) and of technical problems.

Parent-Mediated Intervention Training Delivered Remotely for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder Living Outside of Urban Areas: Systematic Review.

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Aug 15, 2017

BACKGROUND: Parent training programs for families living outside of urban areas can be used to improve the social behavior and communication skills in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). However, no review has been conducted to investigate these programs.

Alarm Fatigue vs User Expectations Regarding Context-Aware Alarm Handling in Hospital Environments Using CallMeSmart.

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Aug 15, 2017

Surveys and research show that mobile communication systems in hospital settings are old and cause frequent interruptions.

Feasibility study of strengthening the public-private partnership for tuberculosis case detection in Bandung City, Indonesia.

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Aug 15, 2017

OBJECTIVE: Private practitioner's (PPs) collaboration for detection, diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis (TB) is recommended by the World Health Organization and encouraged by the Indonesian National TB control programme.

Design Thinking for mHealth Application Co-Design to Support Heart Failure Self-Management.

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Aug 15, 2017

Heart failure is a prevalent, progressive chronic disease costing in excess of $1billion per year in Australia alone. Disease self-management has positive implications for the patient and decreases healthcare usage.

How Can Health Information Technologies Contribute to Improve Health Care Services for High-Need Patients?

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Aug 15, 2017

This paper discusses how health information technologies like tele-care, tele-health and tele-medicine can improve the condition for high-need patients, specifically in relation to access.

[Teledermatology between two French hospitals: Two years of experience].

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Aug 14, 2017

BACKGROUND: Teledermatology is currently booming. Due to the shortage of dermatologists in hospitals access to dermatological consultations is very limited in some hospitals.

Protocol-driven remote monitoring of cardiac resynchronization therapy as part of a heart failure disease management strategy.

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Aug 14, 2017

BACKGROUND: Cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) is an established treatment for heart failure (HF) with reduced ejection fraction. CRT devices are equipped with remote monitoring functions, which are pivotal in the detection of device problems, but may also facilitate disease management.

Moving Toward a Universal Digital Era in Mass Casualty Incidents and Disasters: Emergency Personnel's Perspective in Romania.

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Aug 14, 2017

BACKGROUND: Despite a recognized need for improved communications and logistics in high acuity situations, the integration of telemedicine services into the mainstream health services has been difficult.

Rural Family Physicians Are Twice as Likely to Use Telehealth as Urban Family Physicians.

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Aug 14, 2017

BACKGROUND: Telehealth has the potential to reduce health inequities and improve health outcomes among rural populations through increased access to physicians, specialists, and reduced travel time for patients.

An innovative approach to improve ear, nose and throat surgical access for remote living Cape York Indigenous children.

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Aug 13, 2017

INTRODUCTION: On a background of high rates of severe otitis media (OM) with associated hearing loss, children from the Torres Strait and Cape York region requiring ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgery, faced waiting times exceeding three years.

New algorithms for processing time-series big EEG data within mobile health monitoring systems.

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Aug 13, 2017

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Recent advances in miniature biomedical sensors, mobile smartphones, wireless communications, and distributed computing technologies provide promising techniques for developing mobile health systems.

"How To" Videos Improve Residents Performance of Essential Perioperative Electronic Medical Records and Clinical Tasks.

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Aug 12, 2017

OBJECTIVE: The ability to use electronic medical records (EMR) is an essential skill for surgical residents. However, frustration and anxiety surrounding EMR tasks may detract from clinical performance.

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