Managing chronic disease--patients' views and attitudes to using a broadband based service.
Ruby Biezen, Kay M Jones, Leon Piterman
Aust Fam Physician | Published : 2013
BACKGROUND: The uptake of chronic disease management initiatives among general practitioners remains low. cdmNet is a broadband based service used to assist registered care providers in developing GP management plans, team care arrangements, reviews and home medicines review for patients with a chronic disease. This study examined patients' views and attitudes of managing chronic disease using cdmNet. METHODS: Cross-sectional survey consisting of an anonymous questionnaire was completed by patients whose chronic diseases were managed using the broadband based service. RESULTS: Significant correlation was found between GPs' use of this broadband based service, and patients' perception that us..View full abstract