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Tele-medicine for Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Clinical and Cost-effectiveness

Last updated: August 12, 2015
Project Number: RA0793-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical evidence regarding tele-medicine interventions for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of tele-medicine interventions for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?

Key Message

Nine systematic reviews, 25 randomized controlled trials, and six economic evaluations were identified regarding regarding tele-medicine interventions for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.