Capturing remote disease activity – results of a 12-month clinical pilot of a smartphone app in NHS rheumatology clinics in Bristol

Published in Rheumatology 59.8 on 7 February 2020

Philip D H Hamann, Nicola Minaur, Jon H Tobias, et al.

Living With Arthritis is delivering an efficient shift in working practice: a virtual review takes approximately 15 minutes to complete (including administration time) versus F2F reviews which take 30 minutes & 10 minutes of administration time.

This leads to considerable time savings on clinical nurse specialist time, and over the last 14 months, at the North Bristol Trust, 142 hours of clinical nurse specialist time have been saved.

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