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Home telemonitoring


The object of this project is to develop a home telemonitoring system for people with cardiac failure or requiring palliative care. This telemedicine service try to ease the remote communication between patients and proffessionals and monitore the health status of patients (physiologic data such use blood pressure, weight, electrocardiogram, oxigen saturation) through scheduled phone contacts or the web. The economical and health care impact will be analyzed, as well as satisfaction of patients and health care professionals. This service will be fully integrated in the assistencial services of the institution. Furthermore, new chronic conditions and telemonitoring devices may be included in future.

Heart failure, Oncological diseases, Fragility, pluripathology/polipathology and/or complex chronic diseases

Goals Prevention:
Funding for detection programs
Goals Detection:
Advances public education on the importance of early detection
Goals Treatment:
Develop basic elements for an integrated health system , Improving access to health services across the entire spectrum, from prevention to treatment , Emphasizes the care of pluri-pathological and fragile patients
Goals self-management:
Allows home care


Telemonitoring is remote monitoring of physiological parameters of patiens. It represents a tool of telemedicine.

In heart failure, control of weight and adjustment of the medication doses when weight gain happens (due to decompensation) has been shown to be an effective measure for hospital admission prevention.






Marbella 29603

Autovía A-7, km 187

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III Jornadas Salud 2.0 Euskadi 2013 Event Item



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