BMC health services research

Teledermatology scale-up frameworks: a structured review and critique.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: The South African public health sector embarked on a National Telemedicine System implementation program in 1999 and although unsuccessful, the Province of KwaZulu-Natal subsequently implemented teledermatology in 2003, with two currently active services (synchronous and asynchronous)

The impact of telehealth remote patient monitoring on glycemic control in type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis of systematic reviews of randomised controlled trials.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: There is a growing body of evidence to support the use of telehealth in monitoring HbA1c levels in people living with type 2 diabetes. However, the overall magnitude of effect is yet unclear due to variable results reported in existing systematic reviews.

Telemedical monitoring of patients with chronic heart failure has a positive effect on total health costs.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: Telemedical programs for patients with chronic heart failure have shown inconsistent effects on survival and hospitalization.

Older adults' readiness to engage with eHealth patient education and self-care resources: a cross-sectional survey.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: This study examined access to digital technologies, skills and experience, and preferences for using web-based and other digital technologies to obtain health information and advice among older adults in a large health plan.

Integrating acute stroke telemedicine consultations into specialists' usual practice: a qualitative analysis comparing the experience of Australia and the United Kingdom.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: Stroke telemedicine can reduce healthcare inequities by increasing access to specialists. Successful telemedicine networks require specialists adapting clinical practice to provide remote consultations. Variation in experiences of specialists between different countries is unknown.

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