Research Article

Telemedicine Facilitates CHF Home Health Care for Those with Systolic Dysfunction

Table 3

Control and telemedicine patient utilization of healthcare services.

Control groupTelemedicine group

Contact physicianNumber of visits PercentageNumber of visits Percentage

037.5 Percentage038.5
125.0 Percentage138.5
212.5 Percentage47.7
312.5 Percentage57.7
1312.5 Percentage97.7

Visit physicianNumber of visits PercentageNumber of visits Percentage

112.5 Percentage016.7 Percentage
237.5 Percentage125.0 Percentage
312.5 Percentage233.3 Percentage
412.5 Percentage38.3 Percentage
612.5 Percentage58.3 Percentage
912.5 Percentage78.3 Percentage

Emergency departmentNumber of visits PercentageNumber of visits Percentage

128.6 Percentage115.4 Percentage

HospitalizedNumber of times PercentageNumber of times Percentage

214.3 Percentage123.1 Percentage
ā€”ā€”223.1 Percentage

Weigh per weekMean = 3.81Mean = 4.94
Standard deviation = 3.69Standard deviation = 2.31