Clinical evidence summaries

Demonstrated results with clinically beneficial outcomes

More than 50 published studies support the outcomes that have been achieved with Bosch telehealth systems.

Bosch telehealth systems deliver positive outcomes for patients and healthcare professionals. A wide range of clinical evidence has demonstrated that our telehealth systems improve medical and financial outcomes for patients with chronic and post-acute conditions.

Below are some of the recent clinical evidence summaries for the Health Buddy System and T400 Telehealth System.

Health Buddy System

Integrated Telehealth and Care Management Program for Medicare Beneficiaries with Chronic Disease Linked to Savings

Baker LC, Johnson SJ, Macaulay D. Birnbaum H (2011): Health Affairs, 30 (9), 1689-1697.

Systematic Implementation of Health Informatics, Home Telehealth, and Disease Management to Support the Care of Veterans with Chronic Conditions

12. Darkins A, Ryan P, Kobb R, Foster L, Edmonson E, Wakefield B, Lancaster AE (2008): Telemedicine & e-Health, 14(10), 1118-1126.

Home Telemental Health Implementation and Outcomes Using Electronic Messaging

Godleski L, Cervone D, Vogel D, Rooney M (2012): Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare Jan1;18(1):17-9 Epub 2011 Nov 3.

Proactive integrated care improves quality of life in patients with COPD.

Koff PB, Jones RH, Cashman JM, Voelkel NF, Vandivier RW. Proactive integrated care improves quality of life in patients with COPD. Eur Respir J. 2009;33:1031-8.

Effect of Integrated Care on Advanced Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in High-Mortality Rural Areas

Linderman DJ, Koff PB, Freitag TJ, Min SJ, Vandivier RW. Effect of integrated care on advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in high-mortality rural areas (Letter). Arch Intern Med. 2011;171:2059-61.

Intensive Care Management Supported by Technology: An Effective Approach to Managing Complex Chronic Illness

Rutherford P, Sanderson-Austin J, Smet L (2010): Intensive Care Management Supported by Technology: An Effective Approach to Managing Complex Chronic Illness. Group Practice Journal, 59(1), 9-13.

A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Evaluation of Automated Home Monitoring and Telephonic Disease Management in Patients Recently Hospitalized for Congestive Heart Failure: The SPAN-CHF II Trial

Weintraub A, Gregory D, Patel AR, Levine D, Venesy D, Perry K, Delano C, Konstam MA (2010): Journal of Cardiac Failure, 16(4), 285-292.

Influence of an Early Recovery Telehealth Intervention on Physical Activity and Functioning after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery among Older Adults with High Disease Burden

Barnason S, Zimmerman L, Schulz P, Tu C (2009): Heart Lung, 38 (5), 364-376.

Development of a Telehealth Intervention for Head and Neck Cancer Patients

Head BA, Studts JL, Bumpous LM, Greg JL, Wilson L, Keeney C, Schargenberger JA, Pfeifer MP (2009): Telemedicine and E-Health, 5(1), 44-52.

Effects of Telemonitoring in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Trappenburg JCA, Niesink A, de Weert-vanOene GH, van den Zeijden H, van Snippenburg R, Peters A, Lammers JWJ, Schrijvers AJP (2008): Telemedicine and E-Health, 14(2), 138-146.

T400 Telehealth System

Home-Based Preventative Care in High-Risk Dialysis Patients: A Pilot Study

Berman SJ, Wada C, Minatodani D, Halliday T, Miyamoto R, Lindo J, Jordan PJ (2011): Original Research. Telemedicine and Telecare, 15(7), 344-350.

Use of Remote Monitoring to Improve Outcomes in Patients with Heart Failure: A Pilot Trial

Kulshreshtha A, Kvedar JC, Goyal, Halpern EF, Watson AJ (2010): Int J Telemed Appl:870959

A Comparison of In-Person Home Care, Home Care with Telephone Contact and Home Care with Telemonitoring for Disease Management

Bowles KH, Holland DE, Horowitz DA (2009) Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 17(7), 344-350.