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DAWN: Diabetes Appointments via Webcam in Newham

Shanti Vijayaraghavan, Teresa O'Shea, Desiree Campbell-Richards, Rita Sudra, Joanne Morris, Emma Byrne, Trisha Greenhalgh
2015 The British Journal of Diabetes  
Early evidence from our work so far suggests that web-based appointments can be used as part of outpatient services to improve patient experience and provide better access to effective care, with the potential  ...  Perceived lack of control, poor engagement with inflexible services and poor self-management are common with these patients.  ...  Conflict of interest None Funding We are grateful to the Health Foundation for having funded much of this work  ... 
doi:10.15277/bjdvd.2015.032 fatcat:mayqxhg6q5ba3lb2x7brakakfi

SMS text messaging improves outpatient attendance

Sean R Downer, John G Meara, Annette C Da Costa, Kannan Sethuraman
2006 Australian Health Review  
Objective: To evaluate the operational and financial efficacy of sending short message service (SMS) text message reminders to the mobile telephones of patients with scheduled outpatient clinic appointments  ...  Patients failing to attend their scheduled outpatient appointments is a significant problem, impacting on access to outpatient care and on the efficiency of the clinics.  ...  A historical control group consisted of patients with a mobile telephone number registered in the RCH database and who had either a new or review appointment scheduled in the same outpatient clinics during  ... 
doi:10.1071/ah060389 pmid:16879098 fatcat:5skcya35xfh6ra7g2gpspzlcea

Controlled trial of an open-access physiotherapy service

P H Gentle, P J Herlihy, I O Roxburgh
1984 The Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners  
A randomized controlled trial of outpatient open-access physiotherapy was carried out at West Cornwall Hospital during 1979/80.  ...  The referral rate to consultant outpatient clinics for those patients offered open-access physiotherapy was considerably lower than for the control group (17 per cent and 56 per cent respectively).  ...  Acknowledgements We thank all the general practitioners who took part in the trial; also Mr D Prowse, Superintendent Physiotherapist, and the staff of the physiotherapy department of West Cornwall without  ... 
pmid:6747940 pmcid:PMC1959749 fatcat:th3bs7ngrfagbbkeqv4ynqjadi

Multicentre randomised control trial comparing real time teledermatology with conventional outpatient dermatological care: societal cost-benefit analysis

R Wootton
2000 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
Objectives Comparison of real time teledermatology with outpatient dermatology in terms of clinical outcomes, cost-benefits, and patient reattendance.  ...  Conclusions Real time teledermatology was clinically feasible but not cost effective compared with conventional dermatological outpatient care.  ...  Participants and methods Design We conducted a randomised controlled trial designed to measure the cost effectiveness of real time teledermatology in Northern Ireland.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmj.320.7244.1252 pmid:10797038 pmcid:PMC27370 fatcat:6noxyjaaw5gdfnm2t4ybhnjcwm

Development of an Ambulatory Vital Sign Monitoring Device Using IOT: A Review

T.O . Azeez, G.I. Ndubuka, Badamasi Salihu
2022 International journal of health and psychology research  
This does not only give the real time monitoring, but also the patient history, and it helps to save the time spent in the hospital, and the cumbersome tasks of a health practitioner performing the tests  ...  and temperature of ambulatory patients, and sending the values through a Wi-Fi module, to the cloud based server, where it is stored and can be accessed anytime by the physician and patients, by logging  ...  The image of the time was that the outpatient clinics were the "stepchild" of the acute care hospitals and that the patients there were given low priority.  ... 
doi:10.37745/ijhpr.13/vol10n2pp118 fatcat:hbhih3tnsjdmjgbgzswgemzy5q

CyFiT telehealth: protocol for a randomised controlled trial of an online outpatient physiotherapy service for children with cystic fibrosis

Ray Lei Lang, Christine Wilson, Kellie Stockton, Trevor Russell, Leanne Marie Johnston
2019 BMC Pulmonary Medicine  
Telehealth and telemonitoring is an emerging area of study in people with cystic fibrosis (CF), with the potential of increasing access to care, and minimising infection control risks to patients without  ...  To date, limited evidence is available to support the use of telehealth in paediatric population with CF in a clinical setting.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the CF team at Lady Cilento Children's Hospital in supporting the trial.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12890-019-0784-z fatcat:766wdx5tvveqpnz4y7avgzv2rm

Organization, Clinical and Management Indicators on the First Year of Activity of an Outpatient Clinic Dedicated to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Severe Asthma in Italy

Silvia Tognella, Claudio Micheletto, Alessandro Roggeri, Guido Polese, Denise Artioli, Gianenrico Senna, Marco Caminati, Daniela Paola Roggeri
2021 Journal of Asthma and Allergy  
A total of 146 patients accessed the outpatient clinic in 2018: 62.3% had uncontrolled asthma upon admission and 27.4% were already being treated with biologic agents.  ...  This structure of an outpatient clinic for the treatment of severe asthma, with its dedicated pathway and multidisciplinary approach, may allow a stricter control of asthma and optimization of therapies  ...  Description of Outpatient Clinic Activities A total of 146 patients accessed the outpatient clinic in 2018.  ... 
doi:10.2147/jaa.s309740 pmid:34413653 pmcid:PMC8370491 fatcat:f44qr6gppjc3nc754kk5i565ia

DiAs Web Monitoring: A Real-Time Remote Monitoring System Designed for Artificial Pancreas Outpatient Trials

Jérôme Place, Antoine Robert, Najib Ben Brahim, Patrick Keith-Hynes, Anne Farret, Marie-Josée Pelletier, Bruce Buckingham, Marc Breton, Boris Kovatchev, Eric Renard
2013 Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology  
One of our key objectives in support of outpatient trials was to design a remote monitoring system that allows realtime monitoring of patient state and closed-loop control functioning.  ...  The objective was to assess the efficiency of outpatient AP compared with sensor-augmented pump therapy. Remote monitoring provided real-time information to the clinical team.  ... 
doi:10.1177/193229681300700603 pmid:24351169 pmcid:PMC3876321 fatcat:a7utupge5rcwxgdtiknxwfbxfm

elCID: An electronic Clinical Infection Database to support integrated clinical services and research in infectious diseases

Michael Marks, Gabriele Pollara, David Miller, Sonia Bhatt, Carl Reynolds, Vanya Gant, Mahdad Noursadeghi
2015 Journal of Infection  
Case study 1: Impact of elCID on Division workflow and quality of service delivery Utilising elCID, we were able to visualise an output of the departmental workload generated in real-time.  ...  We developed an integrated clinical data entry system, the electronic Clinical Infection Database (elCID) 8 , that allows real-time prospective data collection of clinical activity in our Division of Infection  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jinf.2015.04.007 pmid:25892135 pmcid:PMC4868136 fatcat:weaeq5zzhrdoffxjcbwjsxm3dq

Using a GIS to support the spatial reorganization of outpatient care services delivery in Italy

Martina Calovi, Chiara Seghieri
2018 BMC Health Services Research  
Spatial statistics and geographical analyses were used to provide health care policy makers with a real scenario of accessibility to outpatient clinics.  ...  The results revealed the municipalities where health policy makers could consider a new spatial location, a shutdown or combining selected outpatient clinics while ensuring equitable access to services  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank Doctor Viviana Cossi of the Regional Department of Information Systems and services, for her help in geocoding the addresses.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12913-018-3642-4 pmid:30466428 pmcid:PMC6249902 fatcat:alohf4lxozd7ji7ui4ttay7bsi

Networking Against Cancer

Norbert Marschner, Martina Jänicke
2011 Breast Care  
The aim of the registry is to analyse the 'real life' health care setting for patients with breast cancer in Germany.  ...  It was founded in 1994 by a group of oncologists to improve chances of participation in the competitive field of clinical research.  ... 
doi:10.1159/000329716 fatcat:7akos5tlzzafpnzx5jbiwgyk5q

Efficacy of Telemedicine Utilization for Cardiac Outpatients' Care during the Pandemic of COVID-19: A Large Center Experience in the Wave of the Pandemic

Wesam A. Alhejily, Fei Hu
2022 International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications  
The satisfaction rate in a 5-scale grading system was 97% of 4 and above recommending the continuation of the service beyond pandemic time. Conclusions.  ...  In this cross-sectional cohort study, we ought to examine the impact of service and the assistance they may offer to cardiac patients in the outpatient setup. Methods.  ...  Comparing virtual telecardiology services to regular outpatient services, there was lower numbers of patients physically present in the clinics, and time consumed in clinic was shorter with more efficiency  ... 
doi:10.1155/2022/4156436 pmid:35601051 pmcid:PMC9115730 fatcat:t4rtuaokj5a4rmzqchnmvo7a3i

Evaluation of Telehealth Service for COVID-19 Outpatients: A Dashboard to Measure Healthcare Quality and Safety [chapter]

Ana Soledad Pedretti, Santiago Márquez Fosser, Roberto José Mercau Cossio, Jorge Ariel Esteban, Paz Rodriguez, Bernardo Julio Martinez, Santiago Andres Frid, Daniel Luna, Adriana Iannicelli, Fernando Plazzotta, Maria Florencia Grande Ratti
2022 Studies in Health Technology and Informatics  
The implemented tool innovated in the integration of technologies within a real context.  ...  It was useful to access essential information to organize and coordinate professional work and patients' surveillance, providing highly relevant data in real-time as proxy variables for quality and safety  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank all healthcare workers during the pandemic, especially those at the Emergency Department.  ... 
doi:10.3233/shti220098 pmid:35673037 fatcat:qh6iv5g2nzebzkybhphkhuguku

A Maintenance Model for Clinical Engineering

George I. Johnston
1985 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine  
technical support in the process of construction and consolidation of a schematic that shows the real cost inside their clinical engineering departments.  ...  In addition, the study accumulates literary demonstrated in benchmarking developed by clinical -hospitable establishments of nations with out-standing standards of quality worldwide.  ...  Outpatient and psychiatric counseling for substance abuse patients. • Outpatient Healthcare Center: An outpatient clinic where persons can receive a wide range of medical services including diagnostic  ... 
doi:10.1109/memb.1985.5006167 pmid:19493765 fatcat:e7h4enux6zg3rm4woeti6klply

Impact of direct-access IBD physician delivered endoscopy on clinical outcomes: a pre-implementation and post-implementation study

Matthew Stammers, Sohail Rahmany, Louise Downey, Florina Borca, Clare Harris, Richard Harris, Martin McDonnell, Stephanie Sartain, Nicolas Coleman, Bernard Stacey, Trevor R Smith, Fraser Cummings (+2 others)
2022 Frontline Gastroenterology  
Group A: patients triaged to direct-access IBD endoscopy. Group B: patients undergoing traditional outpatient appointments before the availability of direct-access IBD endoscopy.  ...  The direct to IBD endoscopy pathway saved 100% of initial IBD consultant clinics with a 2.5-fold increase in IBD nurse-led follow-up.ConclusionOur novel pathway resulted in an 86% reduction in RTT with  ...  reduced IBD outpatient waiting times, up-skilling of IBD nurses, IBD-focussed gastroenterology training, the introduction of subspecialty specific IBD lists and optimisation of the IBD service in the  ... 
doi:10.1136/flgastro-2021-102047 fatcat:elhkyjbjyfb2tgqvwmgdvxkvve
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