[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.

Publication Date: 
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 Randomized Trial on Home Telemonitoring for the Management of Metabolic and Cardiovascular Risk in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes.

Publication Date: 
Aug 04, 2015

BACKGROUND: This study evaluated whether a home telehealth (HT) system enabling the patient to monitor body weight, blood glucose values, and blood pressure values, associated with remote educational support and feedback to the general practitioner, can improve metabolic control and overall cardi

Effects of home telemonitoring interventions on patients with chronic heart failure: an overview of systematic reviews.

Publication Date: 
Mar 15, 2015

BACKGROUND: Growing interest on the effects of home telemonitoring on patients with chronic heart failure (HF) has led to a rise in the number of systematic reviews addressing the same or very similar research questions with a concomitant increase in discordant findings.

Detecting COPD exacerbations early using daily telemonitoring of symptoms and k-means clustering: a pilot study.

Publication Date: 
Mar 18, 2015

COPD places an enormous burden on the healthcare systems and causes diminished health-related quality of life. The highest proportion of human and economic cost is associated with admissions for acute exacerbation of respiratory symptoms (AECOPD).

Connectivity for healthcare and well-being management: examples from six European projects.

Publication Date: 
Sep 10, 2009

Technological advances and societal changes in recent years have contributed to a shift in traditional care models and in the relationship between patients and their doctors/carers, with (in general) an increase in the patient-carer physical distance and corresponding changes in the modes of acce

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

Ubiquitous health monitoring system for multiple users using a ZigBee and WLAN dual-network.

Publication Date: 
Nov 20, 2009

A ubiquitous health monitoring system for multiple users was developed based on a ZigBee and wireless local area network (WLAN) dual-network. A compact biosignal monitoring unit (BMU) for measuring electrocardiogram (ECG), photoplethysmogram (PPG), and temperature was also developed.