A diabetes disease management program provides remote education and eye screenings for low-income individuals in rural South Carolina, leading to increased eye examination rates, reduced blood glucose and cholesterol levels, improved self-management behaviors, and high levels of patient satisfaction.
The University of Washington Physician's Network developed a wireless, pager-based messaging system to help diabetic patients better manage their condition. An evaluation of the initiative found that it had no impact on blood glucose levels, although blood pressure improved.
A collaborative effort to develop an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest registry and change 911 call routing and ambulance deployment processes led to a significant improvement in the cardiac arrest survival rate in Atlanta.
Remote viewing of neonatal intensive care unit infants reduces maternal anxiety and promotes mother–infant bonding.
Both nurse-led and automated telephone outreach to elderly and chronically ill individuals increases vaccination rates.
Statewide telehealth ANGELS (Antenatal and Neonatal Guidelines, Education and Learning System) initiative connects rural Arkansas women who have high-risk pregnancies to specialty prenatal consultations and tertiary services and improves mother and infant outcomes.
Acuity-adaptable inpatient rooms improve care quality and reduce costs in a cardiac care unit by drastically decreasing patient transfers.
Patients with chronic illnesses communicate with and receive real-time feedback from providers on at least a daily basis using customized mobile phone software, leading to better adherence, increased peak flow assessments, and fewer emergency department visits and missed school days.
A pediatric sub specialist offered the families of his patients the opportunity to contact him via e-mail.
Remote diabetic retinopathy screening using the Eye Picture Archive Communication System digital ocular imaging software facilitated prompt retinopathy diagnosis in California's Central Valley, an area where many residents are poor and uninsured and diabetes is a major health concern.