This website provides a searchable database of telehealth and telecare projects and service developments active in Scotland. The database includes services and projects led by health, local authority, housing and voluntary sector organisations and about geographic area, organisation, users and technology.
NHS England defines 'technology enabled care services' as the use of telehealth, telecare, telemedicine, telcoaching and self-care in providing care for patients with long term conditions that is convenient, accessible and cost-effective. These webpages on the NHS England website provide tools and resources for commissioners and other health and social care professionals on how to commission, procure, implement and evaluate so as to maximise the value of these types of solutions and services.
This article describes the potential cost savings of providing effective telehealth care and gives brief examples of different kinds of telehealth being used around the world.