The role of nurses in installing telehealth technology in the home.

@article{Starren2005TheRO,
  title={The role of nurses in installing telehealth technology in the home.},
  author={Justin Starren and Christopher Tsai and Suzanne Bakken and Angela Aidala and Philip C. Morin and Charlyn Hilliman and Ruth S. Weinstock and Robin Goland and Jeanne Teresi and Steven Shea},
  journal={Computers, informatics, nursing : CIN},
  year={2005},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={181-9}
}
Home telehealth involves the use of video conferencing or remote monitoring equipment in patients' homes. The installation of hardware and training of patients has historically been performed by nurses, typically RNs. This article examines the experience of RNs as telehealth installers in the Informatics for Diabetes Education and Telemedicine (IDEATel) project, where RNs were responsible for the installation of the Home Telemedicine Units (HTUs) and for training patients in the use of the HTUs… CONTINUE READING