Disease Management

Personalized Telehealth in the Future: A Global Research Agenda.

Publication Date: 
Mar 02, 2016

As telehealth plays an even greater role in global health care delivery, it will be increasingly important to develop a strong evidence base of successful, innovative telehealth solutions that can lead to scalable and sustainable telehealth programs.

Mobile Health Devices as Tools for Worldwide Cardiovascular Risk Reduction and Disease Management.

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Nov 24, 2015

We examined evidence on whether mobile health (mHealth) tools, including interactive voice response calls, short message service, or text messaging, and smartphones, can improve lifestyle behaviors and management related to cardiovascular diseases throughout the world.

Potential for the use of mHealth in the management of cardiovascular disease in Kerala: a qualitative study.

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Nov 20, 2015

OBJECTIVES: To assess the potential for using mHealth in cardiovascular disease (CVD) management in Kerala by exploring: (1) experiences and challenges of current CVD management; (2) current mobile phone use; (3) expectations of and barriers to mobile phone use in CVD management.

A Bayesian cost-effectiveness analysis of a telemedicine-based strategy for the management of sleep apnoea: a multicentre randomised controlled trial.

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Oct 15, 2015

BACKGROUND: Compliance with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy is essential in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), but adequate control is not always possible. This is clinically important because CPAP can reverse the morbidity and mortality associated with OSA.

Mobile Apps for Bipolar Disorder: A Systematic Review of Features and Content Quality.

Publication Date: 
Aug 18, 2015

BACKGROUND: With continued increases in smartphone ownership, researchers and clinicians are investigating the use of this technology to enhance the management of chronic illnesses such as bipolar disorder (BD).

Validity Study of Video Teleconsultation for the Management of Diabetes: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial.

Publication Date: 
Sep 11, 2015

BACKGROUND: A large proportion of diabetes patients do not receive a basic minimum of standard care. Telemedicine holds the promise of improving access to health care. However, the validity of remote consultation for diabetes has not been well researched.

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