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

Published on: 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.

Tags

copd, chronic airflow obstruction, home care, lung diseases, pulmonary disease, remote consultation, telehealth, telemedicine, Chronic Obstructive, Obstructive, Obstructive airway disease, Telecare, distance consultation