Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care)

Evaluation of telephone first approach to demand management in English general practice: observational study.

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Sep 28, 2017

Objective To evaluate a "telephone first" approach, in which all patients wanting to see a general practitioner (GP) are asked to speak to a GP on the phone before being given an appointment for a face to face consultation.Design Time series and cross sectional analysis of routine healt

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

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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.

Telephone-delivered collaborative care for treating post-CABG depression: a randomized controlled trial.

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Nov 20, 2009

CONTEXT: Depressive symptoms commonly follow coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery and are associated with less positive clinical outcomes.

OBJECTIVE: To test the effectiveness of telephone-delivered collaborative care for post-CABG depression vs usual physician care.

Patient satisfaction with physician-patient communication during telemedicine.

Publication Date: 
Nov 20, 2009

The quality of physician-patient communication is a critical factor in treatment outcomes and patient satisfaction with care. To date, few studies have specifically conducted an in-depth evaluation of the effect of telemedicine (TM) on physician-patient communication in a medical setting.

Can text messages reach the parts other process measures cannot reach: an evaluation of a behavior change intervention delivered by mobile phone?

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Jan 09, 2013

BACKGROUND: Process evaluation is essential in developing, piloting and evaluating complex interventions. This often involves observation of intervention delivery and interviews with study participants.

The use of personal digital assistants in clinical decision making by health care professionals: a systematic review.

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Mar 14, 2013

Ownership of personal digital assistants (PDAs) and smartphones by health professionals is increasingly common. Providing the best available evidence at the point of care is important for time-poor clinical staff and may lead to benefits in the processes and outcomes of clinical care.

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