Patient factors associated with the initiation of telehealth services among heart failure patients at home

Kyungmi Woo, Jingjing Shang, Dawn Dowding

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Abstract

Telehealth is an intervention that can assist patients with heart failure to manage their symptoms at home. However, it is reported that between 24-70% of eligible patients do not receive telehealth. This study aimed to explore factors associated with the initiation of telehealth among home care patients with heart failure using the Outcome and Assessment Information Set data (N=2,832). The findings indicate patients who received high-risk drugs education by visiting nurses had an 80% increase in the odds of receiving telehealth, and patients who received no assistance from caregivers had a 46% decrease in odds compared to those who were assisted at least daily.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)277-293
Number of pages17
JournalHome Health Care Services Quarterly
Volume37
Issue number4
Early online date27 Nov 2018
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Nov 2018

Keywords

  • Community and home care
  • decision making
  • heart failure
  • self-care
  • telemedicine

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