Home Care Services

Comprehensive pulmonary rehabilitation in home-based online groups: a mixed method pilot study in COPD.

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Publication Date: 
Dec 15, 2015

BACKGROUND: Comprehensive multidisciplinary pulmonary rehabilitation is vital in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and is considered for any stage of the disease. Rehabilitation programmes are often centre-based and organised in groups.

Home-based clinical video teleconferencing care: Clinical considerations and future directions.

Publication Date: 
Dec 08, 2015

Clinical video teleconferencing (CVT) is a treatment delivery modality that can be used to provide services to clinical populations that experience barriers to accessing mental health care.

Systematic review of telemonitoring in COPD: an update.

Publication Date: 
Nov 12, 2015

Telemedicine may support individual care plans in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), potentially improving the clinical outcomes. To-date there is no clear evidence of benefit of telemedicine in this patients.

Impact of a mobile health aplication in the nursing care plan compliance of a home care service in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Publication Date: 
Aug 12, 2015

OBJECTIVE: To assess impact of a mobile health solution in the nursing care plan compliance of a home care service.

METHODS: A retrospective cohort study was performed with 3,036 patients. Compliance rates before and after the implementation were compared.

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

Publication Date: 
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.

A comparison of in-person home care, home care with telephone contact and home care with telemonitoring for disease management.

Publication Date: 
Oct 09, 2009

We compared the effects of evidence-based disease management guidelines delivered to patients with heart failure and diabetes using three different modalities: in-person visits alone (Control), in-person visits and a telephone intervention (Telephone), and in-person visits and telemonitoring (Tel

Evaluating the evidence base for the use of home telehealth remote monitoring in elderly with heart failure.

Publication Date: 
Oct 16, 2009

Information and communication technology offers promise for better coordination of care for patients with congestive heart failure (CHF). MEDLINE, EMBASE, and CINHAL databases were searched for evidence on remote monitoring of patients with heart failure (HF).