Posts Tagged ‘Telehealth’

NHS England abandons Hunt’s pledge on telehealth

NHS England has abandoned the health secretary's ambition to see 100,000 patients in seven 'pathfinder' areas benefit from telehealth in 2013. A plan to d...

Telehealth roll-out hit by delays and CCG withdrawals

A DH scheme to roll out telehealth across England is struggling to recruit patients and pathfinder CCGs are pulling out because of concerns about cost-effe...

Telehealth not cost effective for long term care

Telehealth does not seem to be a cost effective addition to standard support and treatment for patients with long term conditions, a study finds. Telehe...

“Telehealth doesn’t improve quality of life”

Telehealth does not improve generic health related quality of life or psychological outcomes for patients with long term conditions over 12 months, a study...

Telehealth can cut admissions but savings low

The estimated scale of hospital cost savings through the expansion of telehealth is modest and may not be sufficient to offset the cost of the technology, ...