Title

Extending a Lifeline to Nonhospitalized Patients With COVID-19 Through Automated Text Messaging

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences

Publication Date

2022-02-01

Document Type

Editorial

Disciplines

Health Services Research | Infectious Disease | Telemedicine | Virus Diseases

Abstract

In their article, Delgado and colleagues reported observed outcomes of an automated, text message–based monitoring program with 24/7 clinical support, implemented to monitor nonhospitalized patients with COVID-19. The editorialists discuss the findings and note factors that contributed to the intervention's success.

Keywords

COVID-19

DOI of Published Version

10.7326/M21-4273

Source

Faro JM, Cutrona SL. Extending a Lifeline to Nonhospitalized Patients With COVID-19 Through Automated Text Messaging. Ann Intern Med. 2022 Feb;175(2):291-292. doi: 10.7326/M21-4273. Epub 2021 Nov 16. PMID: 34781713; PMCID: PMC8593887. Link to article on publisher's site

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Annals of internal medicine

PubMed ID

34781713

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