Telehealth Interventions to Improve Chronic Disease

Telehealth Interventions to Improve Chronic Disease

Posted Aug 11, 2021 from
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The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends several telehealth interventions for reducing chronic disease risk factors in patients and managing chronic disease conditions. These conditions include:

  • Recently diagnosed cardiovascular disease.
  • High blood pressure.
  • Cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV infection, end-stage renal disease, asthma, or obesity.

The CPSTF found that the use of telehealth interventions can improve:

  • Medication adherence, such as outpatient follow-up and self-management goals.
  • Clinical outcomes, such as blood pressure control.
  • Dietary outcomes, such as eating more fruits and vegetables and reducing sodium intake.

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