Feasibility and impact of telemonitor-based depression care management for geriatric homecare patients.

  title={Feasibility and impact of telemonitor-based depression care management for geriatric homecare patients.},
  author={Thomas F Sheeran and Terry Rabinowitz and Jennifer Lotterman and Catherine F Reilly and Suzanne Brown and Patricia Donehower and Elizabeth Ellsworth and Judith L. Amour and Martha Livingston Bruce},
  journal={Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association},
  volume={17 8},
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to test the feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary clinical outcomes of a method to leverage existing home healthcare telemonitoring technology to deliver depression care management (DCM) to both Spanish- and English-speaking elderly homebound recipients of homecare services. MATERIALS AND METHODS Three stand-alone, nonprofit community homecare agencies located in New York, Vermont, and Miami participated in this study. Evidence-based DCM was… CONTINUE READING
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