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BACKGROUND Remote monitoring (RM) strategies have the potential to deliver specialised care and management to patients with heart failure (HF). OBJECTIVE To determine the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of home telemonitoring (TM) or structured telephone support (STS) strategies compared with usual care for adult patients who have been(More)
OBJECTIVES To estimate the cost-effectiveness of remote monitoring strategies versus usual care for adults recently discharged after a heart failure (HF) exacerbation. DESIGN Decision analysis modelling of cost-effectiveness using secondary data sources. SETTING Acute hospitals in the UK. PATIENTS Patients recently discharged (within 28 days) after a(More)
This paper addresses the problem of the joint location and configuration of mobile service robots in hospitals. The robotic system consists of a set of identical base robots that can be configured with different functional modules. The robotic system is designed to perform a set of nursing and logistic activities, each requiring a robot with specific(More)
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