Heart Failure

[ANMCO/SIC/SIT Consensus document: The future of telemedicine in heart failure].

Publication Date: 
Jun 17, 2016

Telemedicine applied to heart failure patients is a tool for recording, remote transmission, storage and interpretation of cardiocirculatory parameters and/or diagnostic images, useful, as emphasized by the latest guidelines, to allow for intensive home monitoring in patients with advanced heart

Heart Failure Telemonitoring in Japan and Sweden: A Cross-Sectional Survey.

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Nov 14, 2015

BACKGROUND: Telemonitoring of heart failure (HF) patients is increasingly discussed at conferences and addressed in research. However, little is known about actual use in specific countries.

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A Standards-Based Architecture Proposal for Integrating Patient mHealth Apps to Electronic Health Record Systems.

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Oct 09, 2015

BACKGROUND: Mobile health Applications (mHealth Apps) are opening the way to patients' responsible and active involvement with their own healthcare management.

Interactive telemedicine: effects on professional practice and health care outcomes.

Publication Date: 
Oct 01, 2015

BACKGROUND: Telemedicine (TM) is the use of telecommunication systems to deliver health care at a distance. It has the potential to improve patient health outcomes, access to health care and reduce healthcare costs.

Accuracy and Usability of a Self-Administered 6-Minute Walk Test Smartphone Application.

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Sep 16, 2015

BACKGROUND: The 6-minute walk test (6MWT) independently predicts congestive heart failure severity, death, and heart failure hospitalizations, but must be administered in clinic by qualified staff on a premeasured course.

ePoint.telemed--An Open Web-based Platform for Home Monitoring of Patients with Chronic Heart Failure.

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Aug 12, 2015

In North Norway, no telemonitoring services for chronic heart failure (CHF) have yet been established, hence no investigations in the area have been published. However, large distances and a sparse population are causes for extra expenditure on hospital visits.

Home Telemedicine in Heart Failure: A Pilot Study of Integrated Telemonitoring and Virtual Provider Appointments.

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Jul 22, 2015

Congestive heart failure is a significant cause of hospitalization, rehospitalization, and death. Reducing hospital readmission rates is a national priority. Various telemonitoring devices and programs have been developed to help meet this goal.

Team-Based Care for External Telemonitoring in Patients with Heart Failure.

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Jul 06, 2015

Multiple studies have been conducted assessing strategies for managing heart failure with the goal of decreasing admissions and readmissions, decreasing mortality, increasing self-management, and improving quality of life.

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