Care Coordination/Home Telehealth: the systematic implementation of health informatics, home telehealth, and disease management to support the care of veteran patients with chronic conditions.

@article{Darkins2008CareCT,
  title={Care Coordination/Home Telehealth: the systematic implementation of health informatics, home telehealth, and disease management to support the care of veteran patients with chronic conditions.},
  author={Adam W. Darkins and Patricia Ryan and Rita Kobb and Linda Foster and Ellen Edmonson and Bonnie J. Wakefield and Anne E Lancaster},
  journal={Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 10},
  pages={
          1118-26
        }
}
Between July 2003 and December 2007, the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) introduced a national home telehealth program, Care Coordination/Home Telehealth (CCHT. [...] Key Result Between 2003 and 2007, the census figure (point prevalence) for VHA CCHT patients increased from 2,000 to 31,570 (1,500% growth). CCHT is now a routine NIC service provided by VHA to support veteran patients with chronic conditions as they age. CCHT patients are predominantly male (95%) and aged 65 years or older. Strict criteria…Expand
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