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Virtual assistance is confirmed as an effective tool in monitoring HIV patients
Date:3/14/2011

This release is available in Spanish.

The Hospital Clnic of Barcelona presented today the results of the telemedicine program "Hospital VIHrtual", coordinated by Dr. Felipe Garcia and Dr. Agata Len, from the Hospital Clnic Service of Infectious Diseases directed by Dr. Josep M Gatell. The tool has been created by a team from the Universidad Politcnica de Madrid, led by Prof. Enrique J. Gmez and Csar Cceres. Through a direct connection via a webcam, Dr. Garcia showed a virtual consultation and explained the benefits of the project, which does not replace the classic face to face visits but complements and enhances them.

During the five years of the program, the Clnic team has cared by remote control for a total of 200 HIV-infected patients. This system, which results were recently published in the journal PLoS One, provides patients with medical care at home or wherever they can access the Internet. The study shows that the virtual hospital allows comprehensive control over the patient in medical, pharmaceutical, psychological and quality of life aspects. The results are as satisfactory as those obtained in a visit at the hospital.

The virtual hospital improves patient communication with the center, optimizing information about their own illness; At the same time by reducing the costs and time spent on traveling and waiting for visits or medications it helps patients to conciliate the HIV control with their everyday life and work.

For health professionals, the virtual hospital has also provided an optimization of time and space spent on consultations. The duration of a visit has been reduced from 20 to 10 minutes, allowing more consultations. In addition, the program makes a fast and direct communication possible between the patient and th
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Contact: Maria Trenzado
trenzado@clinc.ub.es
34-932-275-700
IDIBAPS - Institut d'Investigacions Biomdiques August Pi i Sunyer
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