Utilization of information and communication technology in managing chronic diseases: a systematic review IPE-05/45 (Public report)

Agencia de Evaluacion de Tecnologias Sanitarias
Record ID 32005000418
Spanish
Authors' objectives:

The principal objective of this report is to investigate the effectiveness of the inclusion of information and communication technology (ICT) in chronic diseases management.

Authors' recomendations: Available evidence regarding the clinical benefits of ICT for managing chronic disease is reduced. Better outcomes were obtained when these technologies are introduced in global health care processes with appropriate organizational systems. Continuous technology advances together with the design of health care programs appears to improve future outcomes.
Authors' methods: Systematic review
Details
Project Status: Completed
URL for project: http://www.isciii.es/
Year Published: 2005
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Netherlands
MeSH Terms
  • Chronic Disease
  • Disease Management
  • Technology Assessment, Biomedical
  • Telemedicine
Contact
Organisation Name: Agencia de Evaluacion de Tecnologias Sanitarias
Contact Address: Jose Luis de Sancho Martin, Instituto de Salud "Carlos III", Calle Sinesio Delgado 6, Pabellon 4, 28029 Madrid, Spain. Tel: +34 9 1 822 2005; Fax: +34 9 1 387 7841;
Contact Name: jsancho@isciii.es
Contact Email: jsancho@isciii.es
Copyright: Agencia de Evaluacion de Tecnologias Sanitarias (AETS)
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