1. Connecting stroke specialists, emergency department physicians and their stroke patients through telestroke is cost-effective compared to care in emergency departments without telestroke, according to a study published in Neurology. The researchers found that compared to usual care, telestroke produced an incremental cost-effectiveness ratio of $108,363 per quality-adjusted life-year in the 90-day horizon and $2,449 per QALY in the lifetime horizon.
Click here to read the full story in Becker's Hospital Review on seven studies on health IT.
7 Studies Identifying Health IT Benefits, RisksWritten by Sabrina Rodak | September 30, 2011
The following seven studies have found evidence suggesting a potential benefit or risk of health IT.
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