Research Study

TEC4Home: Telehealth for Emergency-Community Continuity of Care Connectivity Via Home-Telemonitoring
Principal Investigator 
Kendall Ho


Body Locations and Systems 
Heart Failure 
Study Start/End 
Oct 3, 2016 to Aug 31, 2017
St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver General Hospital
Jennifer Corderio, Research Coordinator
Purpose of Study 

Modern technology like computers, smartphones and the Internet enable patients to measure certain health indicators, like blood pressure and body weight, from the comfort of their own homes. This information can also be shared electronically with doctors and other healthcare providers to monitor remotely. This is called home health monitoring. In TEC4Home, we are developing a home monitoring solution for patients with heart failure to support their care and recovery at home after a visit to the emergency department. We hope to show that this solution decreases revisits to the emergency department and increases quality of life for patients.

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