Lisa M. Law

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BACKGROUND The field of telehealth and telemedicine is expanding as the need to improve efficiency of health care becomes more pressing. The decision to implement a telehealth system is generally an expensive undertaking that impacts a large number of patients and other stakeholders. It is therefore extremely important that the decision is fully supported(More)
In the absence of randomisation, observational studies must take extra care to create treatment groups that are comparable in terms of key characteristics. Various matching methods exist which can create sound comparisons, minimising confounding where possible. A recent observational study by Dal Negro et al. carried out a cost analysis comparing two asthma(More)
Telehealth interventions can provide remote monitoring of patients at home, through the use of electronic devices. For example, diabetics are asked to record regular blood glucose levels, and individuals with respiratory illnesses are asked to fill in electronic symptom questionnaires. As clinicians can monitor this ongoing data, they are aware of signs of(More)
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