ArkansasOnline | June 24, 2016 Excerpt: The forum was moderated by Krista Drobac, director of the Alliance for Connected Care, a Washington, D.C., group that advocates for coverage of telemedicine by Medicare, Medicaid and private insurers. Read Here
Does telemedicine improve treatment outcomes for diabetes? A meta-analysis of results from 55 randomized controlled trials
Does telemedicine improve treatment outcomes for diabetes? A meta-analysis of results from 55 randomized controlled trials Aims: To assess the overall effect of telemedicine on diabetes management and to identify features of telemedicine interventions that are associated with better diabetes management outcomes. Methods: Hedges's g was estimated as the summary measure of mean difference in HbA1c between [...]
The most consistent benefit has been reported when telehealth is used for communication and counseling or remote monitoring in chronic conditions such as cardiovascular and respiratory disease, with improvements in outcomes such as mortality, quality of life, and reductions in hospital admissions.