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  • Telehomecare Literature Review: Diabetes

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    29 March 2018

    This literature review examines the underlying factors of implementing telemonitoring solutions for patients living with type 2 diabetes. This study provides a brief analysis on measures related to health outcomes, quality of life, and healthcare...

  • Telehomecare Literature Review: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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    29 March 2018

    This literature review explores the overall effects of implementing telehealth solutions for patients living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This study suggests improvements in hospitalization rates, quality of life, health-related...

  • Telehomecare Literature Review: Cancer Primary Studies

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    29 March 2018

    This literature review provides an overview of telehealth interventions that improves the overall care for cancer patients. Participants reported an overall positive experience using telephone-based and web- based systems. This study benefits...

  • Telehomecare Literature Review: Asthma

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    29 March 2018

    This literature review studies the effects of telemonitoring solutions for patients living with asthma. Through the use of mobile devices and web-based interventions, asthma patients reported overall improvements in self-managing their condition. This...

  • Telehomecare Literature Review: Mental Health Primary Studies

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    29 March 2018

    This literature review demonstrates the effectiveness of telehomecare and remote patient monitoring programs for patients living with mental health conditions. Primary studies conducted in the United Kingdom and Australia suggests significant...

  • Telehomecare Literature Review: Hypertension

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    29 March 2018

    This literature review examines telehealth solutions for patients living with hypertension. This study suggests that digital tools such as mobile and portable devices can moderately improve blood pressure control in hypertensive patients. This study...

  • Telehomecare Literature Review: Mental Health

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    29 March 2018

    This literature review assesses the value of telehomecare programs for patients living with mental health issues. This study evaluates the results of implementing telehealth programs relating to depression, cognitive functioning, treatment adherence,...

  • Telehomecare Literature Review: Cancer

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    29 March 2018

    This literature review examines telehealth on the prognosis of pain, depression, and quality of life for patients living with cancer. This study benefits researchers and policy maker audiences.

  • Telehomecare Literature Review: Chronic Heart Failure

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    29 March 2018

    This literature review highlights the effects of implementing technological interventions for patients living with chronic heart failure (CHF). This study suggests opportunities for high quality care with the use of digital tools including:...

  • Telehomecare Literature Review: Chronic Kidney Disease

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    29 March 2018

    This literature review explores the effectiveness of home telemonitoring for patients living with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Through computerized systems and mobile devices, this study measures quality of life, blood pressure, and overall weight of...

  • Primary Studies by Disease

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    29 March 2018

    This study provides a brief analysis of findings from a literature review exploring telehomecare and remote patient monitoring programs. As this review investigates patients living with some the most common conditions including chronic obstructive...

  • Canadians

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    80 per cent of Canadians want access to their health records and other digital health solutions, such as e-booking and e-visits. Additionally, 96 per cent of Canadians think it's important the health care system make use of digital health tools and...

  • Benefits of e-Health

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    e-Health, or digital health, helps Canadians access better quality care more efficiently, through solutions and services such as electronic medical records, telehomecare, virtual visits and patient portals. For clinicians, it means more informed...

  • An Evaluation of a Remote Patient Monitoring Solution within Eastern Health

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    23 May 2018

    This report assesses the effectiveness of Eastern Health’s Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) program for patients living with a chronic disease. Using a quasi- experimental approach, this study evaluates patients on the ability to self-manage their...

  • Evaluation of the Home Health Monitoring Expansion Project

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    27 March 2018

    This report examines Island Health’s Home Health Monitoring (HHM) program to ensure a self-sustaining method of care for patients living with heart failure (HF) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Using a mixed methods approach, findings...

  • Telehomecare Reduces ER Use and Hospitalizations at William OslerHealth System

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    21 April 2016

    The report for the Ontario Telemedicine Network’s Telehomecare initiative shows that telehomecare can be a model of care that connects patients to their healthcare teams in real time, which can shift the health system from expensive hospital-based acute...

  • Community Paramedicine Remote Patient Monitoring (CPRPM): Benefits Evaluation Lessons Learned

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    23 May 2018

    This report analyzes the primary effects and lessons learned of implementing the Community Paramedicine Remote Patient Monitoring (CPRPM) Program for patients living with various chronic conditions. This home-based monitoring system aims to help...

  • Ontario Telemedicine Network: TelePalliative Evaluation Report

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    08 August 2018

    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 program,...

  • Ontario Telemedicine Network: TeleWound Evaluation Report

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    08 August 2018

    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 travel...

  • Evaluation of Telehealth for Emergency-Community Continuity of Care Connectivity via Home Telemonitoring

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    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% decrease...

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