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The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Home-Based Primary Care (HBPC) program provides care to over 37,000 high-risk, high-need, medically complex, and costly patients in their home. The VA's Home Telehealth (HT) program can potentially amplify HBPC's efficiency and reach, yet scarce data on use and experience with HT in HBPC exist. This exploratory study sought to provide a glimpse of HT use in HBPC and identify drivers and barriers for HT implementation.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association
Despite the increasing evidence for the effectiveness of telehealth technology in screening and treating chronic diseases, and comorbid depression among older adults, they have been slowly adopted by ...
Occupational therapy (OT) services provided in the home to a person with dementia can decrease caregiver burden by targeting home modifications, functional performance, and safety. One method to deliv...
Telehealth services have the potential to improve access to care, especially in rural or urban areas with scarce health care resources. Despite the potential benefits, telehealth has not been fully ad...
Telehealth nursing enabling communication with chronic disease patients has shown to improve medical outcomes for patients suffering from diabetes mellitus, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD...
Executives at large health systems across the United States have an interest in developing or expanding telehealth programs. While interest is increasing, telehealth implementation teams (or e-health ...
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This study will continue our efforts to develop tinnitus management protocols for Veterans. More specifically, this study will develop and evaluate an adaptation of Progressive Tinnitus Ma...
On October 1, 2016, the VHA Office of Telehealth and the Connected Health Office will merge to create a single entity that will be responsible for the implementation and evaluation of eHea...
Diabetes generates significant morbidity, mortality, and costs within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). Veterans with persistently poor diabetes control despite clinic-based care a...
The purpose of this study is to develop a home exercise program for patients 60 years of age and over who are deconditioned following their discharge from the hospital, or recruited from G...
The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of VETERANS.
A form of interactive entertainment in which the player controls electronically generated images that appear on a video display screen. This includes video games played in the home on special machines or home computers, and those played in arcades. (McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 7th ed, v19, p223)
Hospitals providing medical care to veterans of wars.
Nursing care given to an individual in the home. The care may be provided by a family member or a friend. Home nursing as care by a non-professional is differentiated from HOME CARE SERVICES provided by professionals: visiting nurse, home health agencies, hospital, or other organized community group.
A nursing specialty in which skilled nursing care is provided to patients in their homes by registered or licensed practical NURSES. Home health nursing differs from HOME NURSING in that home health nurses are licensed professionals, while home nursing involves non-professional caregivers.