Integrating Telehome Healthcare with Community Services – a Success Story

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Integrating Telehome Healthcare with Community Services – a Success Story. Atkin P. eHealth week 2010 (Barcelona: CCIB Convention Centre; 2010)

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Integrating Telehome Healthcare with Community Services – a Success Story

  1. 1. Integrating Telephone Healthcare with Community Services A Success Story Paul Atkin Telehealth Nurse – University of Hull
  2. 2. Background
  3. 3. Effect of Home Telemonitoring On hospitalisation On mortality Clark RA et al. BMJ 2007
  4. 4. A Multi Partner approach • ERDF – priority 3 funding • Hull City Council, HPCT, University. • Volunteers • BHF, LTC’s (Nurses) • Clinic (Nurse/Medics) • Hospital – Discharge Liason Nurse. • Philips / Tunstall • Installers
  5. 5. Monitoring For Heart Failure • Two Systems – Patient Choice • Weight, BP, HR, Symptoms, Education • Referred by DLN, HFSN, Community Nurse • Monitored daily by Specialist Nurse • Supported by Volunteers • Seen at home by Specialist Nurse
  6. 6. Problems • New Technology • Job Security • Getting referrals (Publicity) • Broadband • Time to Installation • False Alerts • Compliance • Data protection
  7. 7. Outcome of Patients Enrolled in TeleHealth Expected takes a BEST CASE scenario based on historical data, the TEN-HMS study (to which Hull & East Yorkshire was the largest contributor) and the EuroHeart Failure Survey (for which Hull & East Yorkshire was also one of the biggest contributors)
  8. 8. Future Developments • Heartcycle • Other conditions • Blood monitoring – Renal, INR • Self titration/Management • Quality of life study • Education (University Courses) • Devices

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