Telecare and self-management: opportunity to change the paradigm?

Article in process for the Journal of Medical Ethics by M Schermer “Technological developments and normative policy considerations may enforce this trend to implement an interpretation of self-management in which compliance to a strict medical regime is prominent. Against this, a plea is made for developing telecare systems that incorporate concordant and collaborative forms of self-management, in which the patient’s own perspective is empowered.” (Abstract only)