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ABSTRACT: Extending the continuum of care in congestive hea… [J Nurs Adm. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract
OBJECTIVE:
The goal of this study was to determine if an interactive voice response system (IVRS) with daily self-management and clinical monitoring messages would be well accepted by patients and reduce 30-day congestive heart failure (CHF) readmissions.
BACKGROUND:
Patient adherence to a treatment regimen contributes to successful management following discharge for CHF. Cost-effective, scalable technology solutions can be useful tools in reducing readmissions.

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Brian S McGowan, PhD

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Brian is a research scientist and educational technologist. He helped transform Pfizer’s Medical Education Group and previously served in educational leadership roles at HealthAnswers, Inc.; Acumentis, LLC.; Cephalon; and Wyeth. He taught graduate medical education programs at Arcadia University for 10 years. Dr. McGowan recently authored the book "#socialQI: Simple Solutions for Improving Your Healthcare" and has been invited to speak internationally on the subject of information flow, technology, and learning in healthcare.

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