Telemonitoring and Teleintervention of Heart Failure and Decrease of Non-fatal Events. (ICOR)
The primary objective of the study is to determine the effect of automated daily selfreported symptom and weight, blood pressure and heart rate monitoring and clinical follow-up videoconference comigrate with clinical follow-up face in specialized hospital unit in reducing heart failure non-fatal events.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
|Official Title:||Telemonitoring and Teleintervention of Heart Failure and Decrease of Non-fatal Events.|
- Non fatal events [ Time Frame: Six months after inclusion of the patient. ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]Non fatal events are defined as an event of descompensation requiring either parenteral treatment as outpatients in a day hospital an in the emergency department or by income.
- Morbid mortality [ Time Frame: From telemonitoring (baseline) until six months later ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Hospital readmission [ Time Frame: From telemonitoring (baseline) until six months later ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||December 2010|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||June 2013|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||March 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Patients with follow-up telemonitoring
Is a computer system designed jointly by engineers and clinical personal of Parc Salut Mar) to be able daily automated selfreported symptom and weight, blood pressure and heart rate monitoring . The system allow weekly follow up throught videoconferences.
Information from the telemonitoring system is automatically downloaded to a secure Internet site for review by clinicians and nurses.
No Intervention: Non - telemonitoring
Patients with usual face follow-up