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Telehealth for Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis in Pediatric Patients: Diagnostic Accuracy, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines

Last updated: July 22, 2015
Project Number: RB0888-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the diagnostic accuracy of telehealth diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder in pediatric patients?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of telehealth diagnosis of pediatric patients with suspected Autism Spectrum Disorder?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of telehealth for diagnosis of pediatric patients with suspected Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Key Message

One randomized controlled trial and three non-randomized studies were identified regarding telehealth diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder in pediatric patients.