Role of New Technologies in Supporting the Treatment of Complex Patients

Heart Fail Clin. 2021 Apr;17(2):279-287. doi: 10.1016/j.hfc.2021.01.009. Epub 2021 Feb 11.

ABSTRACT

Cardiology represents one of the privileged disciplinary areas for the experimentation and validation of the applications of telemedicine. Telemedicine, and the health technologies that go by the name of eHealth, identify the digital exchange of social and health information in order to support and optimize the care process remotely. Telemonitoring applied to cardiovascular diseases is defined as the recording, remote transmission, storage, and interpretation of cardiovascular parameters and diagnostic images. Meta-analyses have shown that telemedicine-supported models of care not only are effective but also cost-effective.

PMID:33673952 | DOI:10.1016/j.hfc.2021.01.009