Tag Archives: Whole System Demonstrator Evaluation Team

BMJ Articles Question Optimism About Telehealth / Telecare (BMJ)

Summary The government hopes to be able to use telehealth as a way of cutting NHS costs and improving care quality, but the BMJ has run a series of articles questioning the evidence from the world’s largest randomised control trial … Continue reading

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Effect of Telehealth on Use of Secondary Care and Mortality: the Whole System Demonstrator Cluster Randomised Trial (BMJ / Nuffield Trust)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 1, August 2012]. Summary This randomised trial assessed the effect of home-based telehealth interventions on the use of secondary healthcare and mortality. 179 general … Continue reading

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