Palliative Care Telehealth Program
Title: Evaluating the Feasibility and Acceptability of a Telehealth Program in a Rural Palliative Care Population: TapCloud for Palliative Care.
Summary: Authors found remote patient monitoring using TapCloud resulted in improved symptom management and had a hospice transition rate of 35%. Patients, caregivers, and providers reported overwhelmingly positive experiences regarding access to clinicians, quick responses, and improved efficiency and quality of care.
Authors: Lindsay Bonsignore, PhD; Nicholas Bloom, MA; Karen Steinhauser, PhD; Reginald Nichols, NP; Todd Allen, RN, Martha Twaddle, MD; and Janet Bull, MD MBA.
Source: Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 56:1, July 2018; https://www.jpsmjournal.com/article/S0885-3924(18)30152-0/fulltext.