A Report on Patient Experience of Care

Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network: A Report on Patient Experience of Care In this retrospective study, researchers found that cancer patients who use telemedicine report better experiences than cancer patients treated in person. Researchers evaluated patients with solid tumors or hematologic malignancies who were treated at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. [...]

2023-06-05T15:27:50-04:00May 15th, 2023|

Pre-Pandemic Geographic Access to Hospital-Based Telehealth for Cancer Care in the United States

Plos One: Pre-Pandemic Geographic Access to Hospital-Based Telehealth for Cancer Care in the United States  This report found that although telehealth is widely available throughout the United States, millions of Americans do not have access to telehealth oncology services. Study authors noted that previous research has shown people living in rural areas tend to have [...]

2023-04-24T12:03:35-04:00January 31st, 2023|

Telehealth Trials to Address Health Equity in Stroke Survivors

Stroke: Telehealth Trials to Address Health Equity in Stroke Survivors  A review, by researchers from UTHealth Houston, found various benefits of telehealth for a range of stroke complications. The researchers found that telehealth addresses barriers related to mobility challenges and special equipment needed to access clinic spaces by removing the need for transportation altogether. [...]

2023-04-25T11:27:58-04:00January 23rd, 2023|

Development of Telehealth Principles and Guidelines for Older Adults

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society: Development of Telehealth Principles and Guidelines for Older Adults Members of the Collaborative for Telehealth and Aging released a set of principles and guidelines for providing telehealth to older patients last year. The three principles offer general rules to guide behavior, while the guidelines provide specificity for [...]

2023-04-24T11:28:58-04:00December 19th, 2022|

An Overview of Telehealth in the Management of Cardiovascular Disease: A Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association

American Heart Association: An Overview of Telehealth in the Management of Cardiovascular Disease: A Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association The American Heart Association (AHA), an Alliance advisory board member, released a scientific statement which reviews definitions pertinent to telehealth discussions, summarizes the effect of telehealth utilization on cardiovascular and peripheral vascular disease [...]

2023-01-24T12:08:10-04:00November 14th, 2022|

Hypertension: Changes in Blood Pressure Outcomes Among Hypertensive Individuals During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Time Series Analysis in Three US Health Care Organizations

Hypertension: Changes in Blood Pressure Outcomes Among Hypertensive Individuals During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Time Series Analysis in Three US Health Care Organizations A study published in the Alliance for Connected Care’s advisory board member American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension found that the availability of telemedicine may have helped mitigate the rise in blood pressure [...]

2022-11-15T10:13:27-04:00November 1st, 2022|

Hypertension: Comparing Pharmacist-Led Telehealth Care and Clinic-Based Care for Uncontrolled High Blood Pressure: The Hyperlink 3 Pragmatic Cluster-Randomized Trial

Hypertension: Comparing Pharmacist-Led Telehealth Care and Clinic-Based Care for Uncontrolled High Blood Pressure: The Hyperlink 3 Pragmatic Cluster-Randomized Trial A study published in the Alliance for Connected Care advisory board member American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension found that telehealth care by pharmacists is an effective alternative to clinic-based care for managing high blood pressure. For the [...]

2022-11-01T10:25:19-04:00October 25th, 2022|

Cureus: Management of Obese Type 1 Diabetes Through Telemedicine During COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown: A Case Report

Cureus: Management of Obese Type 1 Diabetes Through Telemedicine During COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown: A Case Report  This report shows that lifestyle modification through telemedicine can immensely help in managing uncontrolled Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) with associated morbid obesity in lockdown situations, with the help of the diabetes educator. In this case, the [...]

2022-10-26T15:05:26-04:00October 21st, 2022|

Telehealth didn’t lead to unnecessary care in 2020, study says

Modern Healthcare: Telehealth didn't lead to unnecessary care in 2020, study says According to a study of 40.7 million commercially insured adults with acute clinical conditions published in JAMA Network Open, patients treated for most acute conditions via telehealth were as likely or slightly more likely to need a follow-up visit as those who sought in-person care to start. [...]

2022-06-27T13:25:28-04:00April 26th, 2022|

Telehealth Helped Maintain Type 1 Diabetes Care Among Kids During Pandemic

mHealth Intelligence: Telehealth Helped Maintain Type 1 Diabetes Care Among Kids During Pandemic A study published in BMC Pediatrics found that the utilization of telehealth devices, such as continuous glucose monitors (CGMs), helped providers continue to care for children with type 1 diabetes as the COVID-19 pandemic upended health care delivery. Between 2019 and 2020, outpatient visits decreased among [...]

2022-04-11T14:58:20-04:00March 22nd, 2022|
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