Table 4

Remote care delivery practices, number of clinicians responding yes

Activities related to remote care deliveryClinicians (n=55)
Unit has standard procedures to support remote communication with patients with COPD.25 (45%)
Unit has protocol for hard to reach patients or patients unable to use technology.14 (25%)
Actively helps patients in contacting clinicians by phone/video/text message outside of regular scheduled appointments42 (76%)
Uses a standard tool to assess and record disease severity of COPD in remote communication25 (45%)
Routinely uses remote physiological monitoring of patients at home with COPD10 (18%)
Engages with carers of patients with COPD by remote communication26 (47%)
  • COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.