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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)
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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