Telemedicine improves patient postoperative care

January 7, 2019

Patients recovering from vascular surgery say that telemedicine has improved their satisfaction with postoperative care as well as their quality of life.

That’s the finding of a recent study published in the Annals of Vascular Surgery. The study compared outcomes between patients who received telehealth remote monitoring with those who received standard treatment, including routine discharge instructions and no electronic monitoring.

Of the 30 participants in study, 16 patients received tablets running the Enform Care Management Platform—a telemedicine app developed by TeleMed 2020—which enabled communication with nurses.

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