Remote Access Technologies versus Interfacility Transportation in Rural and Remote Settings: Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines


( Last Updated : November 21, 2018)
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  1. What is the comparative clinical effectiveness of remote access technologies versus interfacility transportation for patients requiring care in rural and remote settings?

  2. What is the comparative cost-effectiveness of remote access technologies versus interfacility transportation for patients requiring care in rural and remote settings?

  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines associated with the use of remote access technologies for patients requiring care in rural and remote settings?


Key Message

Two randomized controlled trails, four non-randomized studies, one economic evaluation, and one evidence based guideline were identified regarding remote access technologies for patients requiring care in rural or remote settings. No relevant health technology assessments, systematic reviews or meta-analyses were identified.