Tagged: telecare

Telecare in Wakefield transforms integrated care

Wakefield’s telecare service has demonstrated great success and is now a mainstream service, integrated into our assessment process. We conducted a comprehensive, three-year evaluation spanning 2007-2010, with the aim to consider how successful telecare has been in supporting a wide … Read more → – Telecare in Wakefield transforms integrated care

Telehealth to help manage long term conditions

Care pathway redesign – NHS North Yorkshire and York NHS North Yorkshire and York was the first NHS commissioner to redesign care pathways for long term conditions patients with the associated implementation of telehealth. Feedback from phase 1 of the … Read more → – Telehealth to help manage long term conditions

Examples of how doc@HOME has helped patients and saved money

Case study: NHS South East Essex – NHS Direct/Docobo Ltd 65 patients were monitored over 7 months commencing April 2009. 11.8% reduction in the length of Community Matron face to face visits; 75% reduction in A&E visits; 83% reduction in … Read more → – Examples of how doc@HOME has helped patients and saved money

Evaluating the benefits and effectiveness of telehealth and telecare services

The potential for telehealth and telecare is enormous and Paul Burstow MP, Minister of State for Care Services, has made clear the government’s commitment to work with industry to improve the lives of three million people. The WSD programme was … Read more → – Evaluating the benefits and effectiveness of telehealth and telecare services

Simple Telehealth & Florence help patients manage conditions

Simple Telehealth is the multi-award winning, NHS inspired and owned Telehealth solution. Simple Telehealth (STH) is designed to enable many thousands of patients take responsibility for the monitoring and management of their own condition or treatment. STH’s innovative methods allow … Read more → – Simple Telehealth & Florence help patients manage conditions

Telecare service empowers people living with MS

People living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) are being empowered to self-manage and avoid visits to their GP or A&E by using a new telecare service called NeuroResponse, based at the National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, UCLH. Working with service … Read more → – Telecare service empowers people living with MS

Telemedicine reduces hospital admissions in Airedale

Airedale started out doing a telemedicine service for prison health (effectively outpatient consultations by video-conference) and have now expanded the approach to some of their long term care sand palliative care patients in their own homes as well as to … Read more → – Telemedicine reduces hospital admissions in Airedale