Effectiveness of telehealth for heart failure management in routine practice

  • Sokoreli I
  • De Massari D
  • Pauws S
  • et al.
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Abstract

To assess the effect of routine use of home telemonitoring on the risk of re-admission to hospital amongst patients with heart failure. Of 546 patients enrolled, 89 received telehealth. Table 1 shows their baseline characteristics. Patients selected for telehealth had fewer unplanned readmissions at both 90 days (OR: 0.66; 95% CI: 0.45 to 0.97; P < 0.05) and one year (OR: 0.68; 95% CI: 0.46 to 0.99; P < 0.05) than those who were not. In a routine care setting, patients with heart failure receiving telehealth after discharge have fewer unplanned readmissions compared with those without telehealth.

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Sokoreli, I., De Massari, D., Pauws, S. C., Riistama, J. M., De Vries, J. J. G., Steyerberg, E. W., … Clark, A. L. (2016). Effectiveness of telehealth for heart failure management in routine practice. International Journal of Integrated Care, 16(5), 39. https://doi.org/10.5334/ijic.2588

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