Table 7.12Results – Dar 2009149 economic analysis

Usual care (n=91)Home telemonitoring (n=91)P-value
Cost analysis
Mean direct NHS cost (SD)£3,006 (£3,847)£4,610 (£7,377)Difference = £1,600 (p=0.2)
Median direct NHS cost (IQR)£1,498 (£751– £4,053)£1,688 (£878– £6,305)
Resource use estimates
All-cause hospitalization
Patients hospitalized, n (%)23 (25)33 (36)
Number of hospitalisations3944
Duration of hospitalisation, median (IQR)13 (8–34)17 (6–25)0.99
Heart failure hospitalisation
Patients hospitalised, n (%)10 (11)17 (19)
Number of hospitalisations1622
Duration of hospitalisation, median (IQR)9 (7–33)17 (8–25)0.62
Proportion of emergency heart failure hospitalization, n (%)13/16 (81)8/22 (36)0.01
Number of secondary care outpatient visits733622
Emergency room visits3220
Primary care visits403421
Health outcomes
Days alive and out of hospital, median (IQR)180 (165–180)178 (90–180)0.3
Quality of life change
Euro-QoLNo significant difference between groups (not reported)No significant difference between groups (not reported)0.5
MLwHF*No significant difference between groups (not reported)No significant difference between groups (not reported)0.6
*

Minnesota Living with Heart Failure questionnaire

Minnesota Living with Heart Failure questionnaire

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