Impact of Technology on Patient Care Pathway Outcome

Authors

  • A Rania Al-Ashwal School of Biomedical Engineering and Health Science, Faculty of Engineering, UTM, Skudai
  • Abdullah Sharaf School of Biomedical Engineering and Health Science, Faculty of Engineering, UTM, Skudai

Keywords:

Clinical Pathway, Telehealt, Telemedicine, Outcome

Abstract

Telehealth has the potential to benefit health care and make better use of health resources. However, the impact of telehealth when implemented as a service within a standard patient care pathway is yet to be established. In this chapter, summary for simple unstructured review on the latest publications of critical documents and research papers on the clinical path and the role of using telehealth in improving communication is demonstrated. We present tele reha- bilitation as one of the most common approaches in the patient’s care in cancer and strok. Some of the recent available evidence on cancer and stork that shows the effect of the telerehabilitation interventions on the health outcomes will be explained.

Published

2020-07-10