Telehealth heart failure readmissions reduced to 3%: NJ home care study

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Similar results demonstrating lower readmissions, lowered ER visits, some cost savings, improved quality of care and better relationships between patient and nurse (!) were found in other home care studies, mainly on diabetes, at Metropolitan Jewish Health System in Brooklyn NY, Visiting Nurse Service of NY (VNSNY) and NY Health & Hospitals Corporation (BlackBerry).  Intel (Digital Health) is mentioned in passing on implementing programs.  Telehealth provides real-time intervention at home.