Linda Houston-Feenstra

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MyHeart is a telehealth system designed to bridge the current gap in the Congestive Heart Failure care continuum that occurs when the patient transitions from the hospital to the home environment. The system uses wireless health devices and a mobile application on the patient's end, a rule-based expert system, and a dashboard on the clinician's end to(More)
In the US, approximately 5.8 million people suffer from Congestive Heart Failure (CHF). It is the most frequent cause for hospital readmissions such that 21.2% of Medicare patients diagnosed with CHF were readmitted to hospital within 30 days of discharge. Tele-monitoring daily self-management regimens may reduce hospital readmission. My Heart is a(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE This study compares the relative benefits of dual chamber adaptive rate pacing (DDDR) with ventricular adaptive rate pacing (VVIR) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). STUDY DESIGN Cardiac hemodynamics were evaluated with serial exercise tests. A minimum of 2 h was allowed between studies. Pulmonary gas exchange(More)
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