Case Study from Chapter 18: Early Detection of a Change in Condition (p. 364)
Purpose and Overview
The purpose of this assignment is to explore the use of telehealth technology in nursing practice, understand telehealth pathways and protocols, and understand the clinical and non-clinical uses of telehealth in a practical manner.
Develop a 750- to 1500-word paper (3 to 5 pages), following proper APA format, answering the questions below, and including a synopsis of the case study at the beginning of the assignment. You should also provide a minimum of three in-text citations and associated references when answering the questions, being mindful of the standards of care and scope of practice for nursing informatics, HIPAA, the Joint Commission, and other regulatory agencies.
Discuss the possible outcomes for this patient had she not been on a home telemonitoring system.
Imagine that you are in the position of justifying home telemonitoring to an insurance provider. Using this case scenario, identify potential costs and costs savings for home telemonitoring.
As telehealth and telenursing continue to be integrated into healthcare, what are the advantages and disadvantages from a patients perspective?
As telehealth and telenursing continue to be integrated into healthcare, what are the advantages and disadvantages from a nurses perspective?