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...
While most Canadians would prefer to die at home, almost 2/3 of palliative care patients will die in hospital. This study of TelePalliative projects in the Champlain and Erie St. Clair LHINs demonstrated that patients were satisfied with the...