...combines the expertise of three research groups at the University of Sheffield: Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Group (RAT Group), the Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH) and the Telehealth and Care Technologies theme of CLAHRC YH (http://clahrc-yh.nihr.ac.uk/)
Monday, 10 February 2014
Do certain factors influence whether or not hospitals adopt telehealth services?
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US Research suggests that teaching hospitals, hospitals equipped with additional advanced medical technology, those that are members of a "larger system" and non profit institutions are more likely to adopt telehealth services. You can read more about this paper via this link in Julia Adler-Milstein et al's paper published in the Journal of Health Affairs.