Martin Bardsley4
Martin Knapp4
Ray Fitzpatrick4
Stanton Newman3
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BACKGROUND Telehealth (TH) and telecare (TC) interventions are increasingly valued for supporting self-care in ageing populations; however, evaluation studies often report high rates of non-participation that are not well understood. This paper reports from a qualitative study nested within a large randomised controlled trial in the UK: the Whole System(More)
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 with usual care, using data from routine administrative datasets. General practice was the unit of randomisation. We allocated practices using a minimisation(More)
BACKGROUND To investigate organisational factors influencing the implementation challenges of redesigning services for people with long term conditions in three locations in England, using remote care (telehealth and telecare). METHODS Case-studies of three sites forming the UK Department of Health's Whole Systems Demonstrator (WSD) Programme. Qualitative(More)
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 people with social care needs were recruited from 217 general practices in three areas in England. DESIGN a cluster randomised trial comparing telecare with usual care,(More)
Around the world the implementation of information and communication technology (ICT) is proposed as a way of transforming healthcare, making it " better " (e.g., safer, more accessible, and patient-centred) and more efficient by facilitating the management of healthcare organisations and processes. The implementation of ICT has been a vital component of UK(More)
The study examined the extent to which variations in health-specific self-efficacy could affect general self-efficacy. In a repeated measures design, 300 participants were administered an efficacy questionnaire, before and after an alleged news report, aimed at increasing or decreasing self-efficacy over genetic-testing decision making. The results found(More)
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