Patient Care Team

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.

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.

Telemedicine-based collaborative care for posttraumatic stress disorder: a randomized clinical trial.

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Jan 08, 2015

IMPORTANCE: Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is prevalent, persistent, and disabling. Although psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy have proven efficacious in randomized clinical trials, geographic barriers impede rural veterans from engaging in these evidence-based treatments.

Smartphones let surgeons know WhatsApp: an analysis of communication in emergency surgical teams.

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Dec 16, 2014

BACKGROUND: Outdated communication technologies in healthcare can place patient safety at risk. This study aimed to evaluate implementation of the WhatsApp messaging service within emergency surgical teams.

Closed-loop healthcare monitoring in a collaborative heart failure network.

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May 14, 2014

Heart failure (HF) is a growing public health problem. The management of HF is usually multi-disciplinary and should comprise the cooperation of all groups of individuals involved in the care like clinicians, cardiologists, general practitioners, internists, nurses, relatives and patients.

Improving communication in level 1 trauma centers: replacing pagers with smartphones.

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Mar 13, 2013

INTRODUCTION: Communication among healthcare providers continues to change, and 90% of healthcare providers are now carrying cellular phones. Compared with pagers, the rate and amount of information immediately available via cellular phones are far superior.

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