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Emergency Telehealth for Urgent Conditions in Long-Term Care Facilities: Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines

Published on: May 26, 2015
Project Number: RB0869-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Project Status: Complete
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of the use of telehealth to facilitate the delivery of emergency services to residents in long-term care facilities?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of the use of telehealth to facilitate the delivery of emergency services to residents in long-term care facilities?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of telehealth to facilitate the delivery of emergency services to residents in long-term care facilities?

Key Message

No relevant literature was identified regarding the use of telehealth to facilitate the delivery of emergency services to residents in long-term care facilities.

Tags

emergency medicine, geriatrics, teleconsultation, triage, palliative, Telecare, Teleconsult, care facilities, care facility, longterm care, retirement home, retirement homes, tele-health, tele-medicine