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Health Care Worker Initiated Telehealth for Outpatients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines

Last updated: February 10, 2016
Project Number: RB0959-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical evidence regarding health care worker initiated telehealth for outpatients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding health care worker initiated telehealth for outpatients with COPD?

Key Message

One health technology assessment, three randomized controlled trials, and two non-randomized studies were identified regarding health care worker initiated telehealth for outpatients with COPD.