Effect of home monitoring via mobile app on the number of in-person visits following ambulatory surgery. A randomized clinical trial. JAMA Surg 2017; 152: 622-627.

Published: 6th October 2017

Authors: Armstrong K, Coyte PC, Brown, M, Beber B, Semple JL


Sixty-five women recovering from breast reconstruction were randomized to follow-up by mobile app or in person visits for 30 days after surgery. Women who used the app had fewer in person hospital visits and reported improved convenience scores.

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