Health Expenditures

[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.

Monitoring of compliance on an individual treatment through mobile innovations.

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Jan 07, 2016

The present work examines the potential of smartphone usage for offering health services to elderly patients. The purpose of this work is the design, development, and implementation of a telemedicine application.

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.

The burden of attending a pediatric surgical clinic and family preferences toward telemedicine.

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Oct 19, 2015

BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: Indirect expenses for accessing health care may place significant fiscal strain on Canadian families. Telemedicine alternatives, using email, telephone, and video conferencing, can mitigate such financial burdens by reducing travel and related costs.