Telehealth Trial- Betsi Cadwaladr UHB

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This project supported the discharge of patients with respiratory conditions with telehealth monitoring equipment. The equipment used included:

  • 5 MyMedic11  GPRS Monitors
  • plus peripherals
  • pulse oximeters
  • tympanic thermometer,
  • blood pressure monitor
  • weighing scales

This Pilot project commenced in September 2015 and concluded in March 2016

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Telehealth
  • Lessons learnt
  • Outcomes

May need to extend localities beyond the Arfon Locality as this may be only provide a very small cohort of patients. Gaining full clinical engagement of all the ward staff and other localities.

The patient will be discharged a couple days early with the MyMedic11 monitoring. This will reduce length of stay and reduce re-admission rates. Additionally it will assist the patient towards understanding their condition and provide reassurance.