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EasyCare-The Management System for Chronic Heart Failure : A Case Study from Advanced Heart Failure Clinic at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital

@inproceedings{Sookplang2014EasyCareTheMS,
  title={EasyCare-The Management System for Chronic Heart Failure : A Case Study from Advanced Heart Failure Clinic at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital},
  author={Chaiyawut Sookplang and Vajirasak Vanijja},
  year={2014}
}
Nowadays, chronic heart failure (CHF) is one paradigm of chronic diseases that is one of the most challenging health problems in many healthcare organizations. The management system called EasyCare was designed to improve the treatment of chronic heart failure by facilitating the patients to report their condition to care specialists at the hospital via telephone. The EasyCare system was developed to match with the requirements from the care specialists at Advanced Heart Failure Clinic at King… Expand

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