A randomized trial of telemonitoring heart failure patients.

@article{Tompkins2010ART,
  title={A randomized trial of telemonitoring heart failure patients.},
  author={Christopher L Tompkins and John Orwat},
  journal={Journal of healthcare management / American College of Healthcare Executives},
  year={2010},
  volume={55 5},
  pages={
          312-22; discussion 322-3
        }
}
The purpose of this study was to measure the ability of telemonitoring to reduce hospital days and total costs for Medicare managed care enrollees diagnosed with heart failure. Patients were recruited and randomly assigned for six months to either telemonitoring or standard care. Telemonitoring transmitted vital signs and clinical alerts daily to a central nursing station. Utilization of covered services was analyzed for the six-month telemonitoring period to test for hypothesized reductions in… CONTINUE READING
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