Telehealth is an evolving care management approach that enables providers to remotely monitor and communicate with patients who have heart failure and provide timely interventions. This module describes telehealth tools, guidelines, benefits and challenges. A case study illustrates how telehealth can be beneficial in a patient with heart failure under the care of an interprofessional team.
This online presentation includes audio, demonstrations, instructional methods, and examples.
Authors: George Demiris, PhD, FACMI
Audience: Clinicians, Students, Clinical Instructors
Run time: Approximately 20 minutes
Upon completing this lesson, the learner will be able to…
- Define telehealth terminology.
- Describe the history of telehealth.
- Discuss current guidelines and anticipated benefits for home telehealth.
- Analyze effective telehealth in a person with heart failure.