Optimizing diabetes control in people with Type 2 diabetes through nurse-led telecoaching

May 23, 2016

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: June 2016
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: Tele-education programmes may improve access to diabetes care, but their effectiveness is uncertain.
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Cost effectiveness of telehealth for patients with long term conditions

May 7, 2013

Source: BMJ (Published 22 March 2013)

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Date of publication: Mar 2013

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This economic evaluation of the Whole Systems Demonstrator telehealth questionnaire study concludes that telehealth does not seem to be a cost effective addition to standard support and treatment.  The original study included 3230 people with a long term condition (heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or diabetes).

Length of publication: 19 page pdf


Effect of telehealth on quality of life and psychological outcomes

April 7, 2013

Source: BMJ

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Date of publication: Feb 2013

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This trial assessed the effect of second generation, home based telehealth on health related quality of life, anxiety, and depressive symptoms over 12 months in patients with long term conditions.  The researchers suggest that home based telehealth was not effective compared with usual care only.

Length of publication: 20 page pdf


Cost effectiveness of telehealth for patients with long term conditions

April 7, 2013

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Cost effectiveness of telehealth for patients with long term conditions

Source: BMJ

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Date of publication:  22 March 2013

Publication type: Report

In a nutshell: 

This economic evaluation of the Whole Systems Demonstrator telehealth questionnaire study concludes that telehealth does not seem to be a cost effective addition to standard support and treatment.  The original study included 3230 people with a long term condition (heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or diabetes).

Length of publication: 19 page pdf

 

 


Long Term Conditions Compendium of Information: Third Edition

July 9, 2012

Source: Department of Health

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Date of publication: 30 May 2012

Publication type: Report

In a nutshell: This updates the 2008 edition and includes several case studies for diabetes services.  The compendium also contains the latest statistical data on long term conditions, links to the LTC QIPP (quality, innovation, productivity and prevention) workstream and provides data from the ongoing evaluation of the Whole System Demonstrator Programme on telehealth and telecare.

Length of publication: 55 pages



Long Term Conditions Compendium of Information

June 7, 2012

Source: Department of Health

Follow this link to view the pdf

Date of publication: 30 May 2012

Publication type: Report

In a nutshell: This updates the 2008 edition and includes several case studies for diabetes services.  The compendium also contains the latest statistical data on long term conditions, links to the LTC QIPP (quality, innovation, productivity and prevention) workstream and provides data from the ongoing evaluation of the Whole System Demonstrator Programme on telehealth and telecare.

Length of publication: 55 pages



Gloucestershire GPs paid £70 a telehealth patient

May 7, 2012

Source: Ehealth Insider 

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Date of publication: 12th April 2012

Publication type: News story

In a nutshell: Update on a project launched in June 2011 to provide telehealth to 2,000 patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, chronic heart failure, chronic heart disease and diabetes. Some of the issues in getting patients on to the Gloucestershire scheme are described.