Publications and Reports

We are pleased to offer for review our collection of published research and completed studies on Telehealth in BC and Canada. We regularly add articles to this database, so please check back regularly. If you would like to submit a link or article for inclusion here, please contact us.

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Improving Access to Cardiac Rehabilitation Using the Internet: A Randomized Trial
Scott A. Lear, Joel Singer, Davina Banner-Lukaris, Dan Horvat, Julie E. Park, Joanna Bates, Andrew Ignaszewski
Global Telehealth: Integrating Technology and Information for Better Healthcare, 2015

Randomized Trial of a Virtual Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Delivered at a Distance via the Internet
Scott A. Lear, Joel Singer, Davina Banner-Lukaris, Dan Horvat, Julie E. Park, Joanna Bates & Andrew Ignaszewski
Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 2014

The use of the Internet to deliver cardiac rehabilitation remotely to patients with cardiovascular disease: Report of the ‘virtual’ cardiac rehabilitation program
Scott A. Lear & Davina Banner-Lukaris
Canada Health Infoway, October 10, 2014

A synthesis of the current evidence base in home-based chronic care telehealth and identification of priority research questions
Sandra Jarvis-Selinger & Joanna Bates

Supporting the Development of Telehealth for British Columbia First Nations Living on Reserves: A Review of Existing Evidence
Josee G. Lavoie

The use of the internet to remotely monitor patients with heart failure
Biljana Maric, Annemarie Kaan, Yuriko Araki, Andrew Ignaszewski & Scott Lear
Telemedicine and e-Health, 2010

Prevalence and characteristics of home Internet access in patients with cardiovascular disease from diverse geographic locations
Scott Lear, Yuriko Araki, Biljana Maric, Annemarie Kaan & Dan Horvat
Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 2009

Utilization of the Internet to Deliver Cardiac Rehabilitation at a Distance: A Pilot Study
Amber Zutz, Andrew Ignaszewski, Joanna Bates, and Scott A. Lear
Telemedicine and e-Health, 2007