This site is intended for health professionals only

At the heart of general practice since 1960

Read the latest issue online

GPs buried under trusts' workload dump

Report this comment to a moderator

Please fill in the form below if you think a comment is unsuitable. Your comments will be sent to our moderator for review.

Report comment to moderator

Required fields.

Headline

CCG reviews cost-effectiveness of flagship telehealth scheme

Comment

Costs are rapidly coming down. One can now get WiFi Blood Pressure monitors and scales from Blipcare for $100-150 each. All one needs is WiFi at home (or they can get it from BT or Vodaphone). Followup can be done via automated calls for a very nominal cost per month. This design is about 90% below the costs of WSD - making costs for quality adjusted life year affordable!

Posted date

09 Dec 2013

Posted time

3:09am

required
required
required