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Telehealth for chronic disease management
  1. Aarash Saleh
  1. Correspondence to Dr Aarash Saleh, Whipps Cross University Hospital, Whipps Cross Road, London E11 1NR, UK; aarash.saleh{at}nhs.net

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In this cluster randomised controlled trial, Cartwright et al 1 evaluated the outcomes of telehealth on patient reported outcomes in a primary care population with chronic disease. Telehealth is the use of remote data exchange between patients at home and health professionals to assist management of long-term conditions. It is heralded as a solution to our growing elderly population with its significant chronic disease burden. The Department of Health has commissioned …

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