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Effect of telehealth on use of secondary care and mortality: findings from the Whole System Demonstrator cluster randomised trial
Objective To assess the effect of home based telehealth interventions on the use of secondary healthcare and mortality. Design Pragmatic, multisite, cluster randomised trial comparing telehealth withExpand
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Cost effectiveness of telehealth for patients with long term conditions (Whole Systems Demonstrator telehealth questionnaire study): nested economic evaluation in a pragmatic, cluster randomised
Objective To examine the costs and cost effectiveness of telehealth in addition to standard support and treatment, compared with standard support and treatment. Design Economic evaluation nested in aExpand
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A comprehensive evaluation of the impact of telemonitoring in patients with long-term conditions and social care needs: protocol for the whole systems demonstrator cluster randomised trial
BackgroundIt is expected that increased demands on services will result from expanding numbers of older people with long-term conditions and social care needs. There is significant interest in theExpand
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Development of a predictive model to identify inpatients at risk of re-admission within 30 days of discharge (PARR-30)
Objectives To develop an algorithm for identifying inpatients at high risk of re-admission to a National Health Service (NHS) hospital in England within 30 days of discharge using information thatExpand
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Association between continuity of care in general practice and hospital admissions for ambulatory care sensitive conditions: cross sectional study of routinely collected, person level data
Objective To assess whether continuity of care with a general practitioner is associated with hospital admissions for ambulatory care sensitive conditions for older patients. Design Cross sectionalExpand
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Case management for at-risk elderly patients in the English integrated care pilots: observational study of staff and patient experience and secondary care utilisation
Introduction In 2009, the English Department of Health appointed 16 integrated care pilots which aimed to provide better integrated care. We report the quantitative results from a multi-methodExpand
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Making sense of the shadows: priorities for creating a learning healthcare system based on routinely collected data
Socrates described a group of people chained up inside a cave, who mistook shadows of objects on a wall for reality. This allegory comes to mind when considering ‘routinely collected data’—theExpand
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Effect of telehealth on quality of life and psychological outcomes over 12 months (Whole Systems Demonstrator telehealth questionnaire study): nested study of patient reported outcomes in a
Objective To assess the effect of second generation, home based telehealth on health related quality of life, anxiety, and depressive symptoms over 12 months in patients with long term conditions.Expand
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Effect of telecare on use of health and social care services: findings from the Whole Systems Demonstrator cluster randomised trial
Objective: to assess the impact of telecare on the use of social and health care. Part of the evaluation of the Whole Systems Demonstrator trial. Participants and setting: a total of 2,600 peopleExpand
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Cost-effectiveness of telecare for people with social care needs: the Whole Systems Demonstrator cluster randomised trial
Purpose of the study: to examine the costs and cost-effectiveness of ‘second-generation’ telecare, in addition to standard support and care that could include ‘first-generation’ forms of telecare,Expand
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