Health Care Costs

[Cost effectiveness of telemedicine].

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Jan 18, 2016

Demographic development in Germany will lead to increasing health care costs. Telemedicine is believed to have the potential to generate cost savings and therefore to reduce the expected increase in health care costs.

The NULevel trial of a scalable, technology-assisted weight loss maintenance intervention for obese adults after clinically significant weight loss: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

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Sep 23, 2015

BACKGROUND: Effective weight loss interventions are widely available but, after weight loss, most individuals regain weight.

A retrospective review of telehealth services for children referred to a paediatric nephrologist.

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Aug 03, 2015

BACKGROUND: Telemedicine has emerged as an alternative mode of health care delivery over the last decade. To date, there is very limited published information in the field of telehealth and paediatric nephrology.

Telehealth and Occupational Therapy: Integral to the Triple Aim of Health Care Reform.

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Jun 30, 2015

Programs and concepts included in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 are expected to transform health care in the United States from a volume-based health system to a value-based health system with increased emphasis on prevention and health promotion.

Comparative and cost effectiveness of telemedicine versus telephone counseling for smoking cessation.

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May 09, 2015

BACKGROUND: In rural America, cigarette smoking is prevalent and health care providers lack the time and resources to help smokers quit. Telephone quitlines are important avenues for cessation services in rural areas, but they are poorly integrated with local health care resources.

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