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Exploring barriers to participation and adoption of telehealth and telecare within the Whole System Demonstrator trial: a qualitative study.

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BACKGROUND: Telehealth (TH) and telecare (TC) interventions are increasingly valued for supporting self-care in ageing populations; however, evaluation studies often report high rates of non-participation that are not well understood. This paper reports from a qualitative study nested within a large randomised controlled trial in the UK: the Whole System Demonstrator (WSD) project. It explores barriers to participation and adoption of TH and TC from the perspective of people who declined to ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1472-6963-12-220

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Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC health services research Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
220
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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EISSN:
1472-6963
ISSN:
1472-6963
URN:
uuid:efc9bcfa-76e5-4662-8ff9-2a013258b3dd
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345673
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pubs:345673

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