“Safety at Home”: Experiences From Testing of Video Communication Between Patients and Home Health Care Personnel

  • Linda Rykkje, Gunhild H. B. Hjorth
  • SAGE Open, October 2017, SAGE Publications
  • DOI: 10.1177/2158244017744900

Video-communication between patients living at home and nurses in community based care

What is it about?

We tested how patients and nurses experienced replacing home visits by video visits. Did it add to the patients' feeling of safety?

Why is it important?

ICT is part of future care, but it must be used carefully, and tailored to the individual patient's needs


Dr Linda Rykkje
VID Specialized University

Knowledge is important. We also ask: What do we loose by video-visits replacing house calls?

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