Analysis of the Current and Potential Benefits of Virtual Care in Canada
14 May 2020
This analysis describes the current virtual care landscape in Canada with a focus on the benefits achieved through investments in telehealth for rural and remote communities and projected benefits for the expansion of virtual care to primary care...
Efficiency and Clinical Effectiveness of Telehomecare in Insulin-Treated Diabetic Patients
14 November 2018
This study found a telehomecare program for diabetic patients demonstrated and improvement in glycemic control compared to usual care. It also suggests a decrease in the number of medical visits, with additional burden shifted to nursing time.
Evaluation of Telehealth for Emergency-Community Continuity of Care Connectivity via Home Telemonitoring
21 September 2018
This evaluation of a project supporting patients with COPD in Vancouver Coastal Health demonstrates the effects of home health monitoring. Patients reported a 90% satisfaction rate with the program. Hospital administrative data indicated a 47%...
Traditional wound care is costly to the system (over $1 billion in Ontario) and time consuming for patients. This study of a TeleWound project conducted in the Central Eastern LHIN found an 89% patient satisfaction rate with 3 hours of patient...