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PLOS Medicine, 2020, doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003124, Vicky Hammersley, Richard Parker, Mary Paterson, Janet Hanley, Hilary Pinnock, Paul Padfield, Andrew Stoddart, Hyeon Gyeong Park, Aziz Sheikh, Brian McKinstry  Telemonitoring at scale for hypertension in primary care: An implementation study 
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 2020, ocaa122, https://doi.org/10.1093/jamia/ocaa122, Jason J Saleem, Jacob M Read, Boyd M Loehr, Kathleen L Frisbee, Nancy R Wilck, John J Murphy, Brian M Vetter, Jennifer Herout Veterans’ Response to an Automated Text Messaging Protocol During the COVID-19 Pandemic 
British Journal of Clinical Psychology 2020, https://doi.org/10.1111/bjc.12244 Sam Malins, Sanchia Biswas, Shireen Patel, Jo Levene, Nima Moghaddam, Richard Morriss Preventing relapse with personalized smart‐messaging after cognitive behavioural therapy: A proof‐of‐concept evaluation 
Journal of Psycho-Oncology 2019, https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.5256 Chloe Wells, Sam Malins, Simon Clarke, Iwona Skorodzien, Sanchia Biswas, Tim Sweeney, Nima Moghaddam, Jo Levene Using smart‐messaging to enhance mindfulness‐based cognitive therapy for cancer patients: A mixed methods proof of concept evaluation 
British Journal of General Practice 2019; 69 (suppl 1): bjgp19X703529. Brian McKinstry, Vicky Hammersley, Richard Parker, Hilary Pinnock, Paul Padfield, Janet Hanley, Andrew Stoddart and Adam Steventon Evaluating a large-scale roll out of blood pressure telemonitoring using routinely acquired data 
US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health 2019 Aug; 36(Suppl 5): S54–S57, PMCID: PMC6719802, Connie Jaenicke, FNP-BC, BMTCN, corresponding author Dan Greenwood, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, Kathleen Nelson, MS, CNS, ONS, Mark Klein, MD, Bev Foss, RN, Lara Carson, RN, BAN, Kim Smith, MS, PA-C, and Evan Mariash, MD Use of Mobile Messaging System for Self-Management of Chemotherapy Symptoms in Patients with Advanced Cancer 
Primary Health Care 2018 Chambers R, McKinney R, Schmid M et al (2018) Digital by choice: becoming part of a digitally ready general practice team. Primary Health Care. doi: 10.7748/phc.2018.e1502 Digital by choice: becoming part of a digitally ready general practice team 
Journal of Nursing & Healthcare, 2016 Vol. 1 Issue 2; Parijat De , Susan Irwin, Jagjit Kaur, Karen Moore Use of an Innovative Technology Enabled Care Service (Tecs) “Florence” To Empower Patients and Enhance Adherence to Treatments in Diabetes  
(RCNi) Primary Health Care, 2016, 26(7):24-30 http://dx.doi.org/10.7748/phc.2016.e1137 Caroline Poole, Janice Maslen, Lisa Joanne Taylor Enabling Supported Self-Management of Wound Care in the Community Setting to Increase Quality and Efficiency of Service Delivery" Primary Health Care 
Innovative Practice in Higher Education; Vol. 2 (3) Elizabeth Boath, Richard Machin, Martin Dixon, Nigel Thomas, Phil O'Connell, Lisa Taylor Stop with the FLO: using text messaging to improve retention rates in University Students 
British Journal of Healthcare Management 10.12968/bjhc.2016.22.1.23 Lisa Taylor, Jane Birch-Jones Implementing a technology enabled care service 
BMC Family Practice 2015, 16:83 doi:10.1186/s12875-015-0301-2, Elizabeth Cottrell, Tracey Cox, Phil O’Connell, Ruth Chambers Implementation of simple telehealth to manage hypertension in general practice: a service evaluation 
Gastrointestinal Nursing - 10.12968/gasn.2014.12.Sup1 Mark Holmes, Sian Clark  TECHNOLOGY-ENABLED CARE SERVICES: NOVEL METHOD OF MANAGING LIVER DISEASE  
BMJ Open - 2015;5:e007270 Elizabeth Cottrell, Tracey Cox, Phil O'Connell, Ruth Chambers Patient and professional user experiences of simple telehealth for hypertension, medication reminders and smoking cessation: a service evaluation  
Dove Press - 10.2147/NRR.S72791 Audrey Cund, Jayne L Birch-Jones, Martin Kay, Patricia Connolly Self-management: keeping it simple with “Flo” 
Public Health England - Blood Pressure System Leadership Board Tackling high blood pressure From evidence into action 
BMJ 2013; 346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f3030 Brian McKinstry, professor of primary care ehealth, Janet Hanley, principal research fellow, Sarah Wild, professor of epidemiology, Claudia Pagliari, senior lecturer, Mary Paterson, research fellow, Steff Lewis, statistician, Aziz Sheikh, professor of primary care research, Ashma Krishan, statistician, Andrew Stoddart, health economist, Paul Padfield, professor of hypertension Telemonitoring based service redesign for the management of uncontrolled hypertension: multicentre randomised controlled trial 
BMJ Open 2013;3:e002671. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-002671 Janet Hanley, Jenny Ure, Claudia Pagliari, Aziz Sheikh, Brian McKinstry Author affiliations Experiences of patients and professionals participating in the HITS home blood pressure telemonitoring trial: a qualitative study 
BMJ Open 2012;2:e001392 Elizabeth Cottrell, Kate McMillan, Ruth Chambers A cross-sectional survey and service evaluation of simple telehealth in primary care: what do patients think?  
NICE - Hypertension (CG127) Interactive simple telehealth for the management of blood pressure 
BMJ Open - 2012;2:e001391 Elizabeth Cottrell, Ruth Chambers, Phil O'Connell Using simple telehealth in primary care to reduce blood pressure: a service evaluation 
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Journals - Others of interest

US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health 2015 April; PMCID: PMC4406229, Amanda K. Hall, Heather Cole-Lewis, and Jay M. Bernhardt Mobile Text Messaging for Health: A Systematic Review of Reviews 
Digital Health 2019, Volume 5: 1–21, Cigdem Sahin , Karen L Courtney, PJ Naylor and Ryan E Rhodes Tailored mobile text messaging interventions targeting type 2 diabetes self-management: A systematic review and a meta-analysis 
BMJ 2018;361:k1959 Rosie Dobson, Robyn Whittaker, Yannan Jiang, Ralph Maddison, Matthew Shepherd, Catherine McNamara, Richard Cutfield, Manish Khanolkar, Rinki Murphy Effectiveness of text message based, diabetes self management support programme (SMS4BG): two arm, parallel randomised controlled trial 
BMJ 2017;358:j3203 Iona Heath, former general practitioner Commentary- Information without Wisdom 
BMJ 2016; 6(7): e010853. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010853Claire Reidy, Anne Kennedy, Catherine Pope, Claire Ballinger, Ivo Vassilev, and Anne Rogers Commissioning of self-management support for people with long-term conditions: an exploration of commissioning aspirations and processes 
JAMA Intern Med.doi:10.1001/ jamainternmed.2015.7667, Jay Thakkar; Rahul Kurup; Tracey-Lea Laba; Karla Santo; Aravinda Thiagalingam; Anthony Rodgers; Mark Woodward; Julie Redfern; Clara K. Chow Mobile Telephone Text Messaging for Medication Adherence in Chronic Disease A Meta-analysis 
Fam Pract Manag. 2000 Mar;7(3):47-51. Martha M. Funnell, MS, RN Helping Patients Take Charge of Their Chronic Illnesses - The best thing you can do for your patients with chronic diseases is to let them run with the ball. 
BMC Family Practice 2015, 16:80 doi:10.1186/s12875-015-0289-7, Natalie Leon, Rebecca Surender, Kirsty Bobrow, Jocelyn Muller, Andrew Farmer Improving treatment adherence for blood pressure lowering via mobile phone SMS-messages in South Africa: a qualitative evaluation of the SMS-text Adherence SuppoRt (StAR) trial 
NICE Medicines Evidence Commentary UK study finds evidence for the effectiveness of text messaging on adherence to cardiovascular preventative treatment 
PubMed; J Med Internet Res. 2014 Oct 17;16(10):e222. doi: 10.2196/jmir.3442; Kannisto KA, Koivunen MH, Välimäki MA Use of mobile phone text message reminders in health care services: a narrative literature review. 
PubMed; Worldviews Evid Based Nurs. 2014 Apr;11(2):81-8. doi: 10.1111/wvn.12030. Epub 2014 Mar 5; Jones KR, Lekhak N, Kaewluang N Using mobile phones and short message service to deliver self-management interventions for chronic conditions: a meta-review. 
BMJ 2013;347:f6070 Hilary Pinnock, Janet Hanley, Lucy McCloughan, Allison Todd, Ashma Krishan, Stephanie Lewis, , Andrew Stoddart, Marjon van der Pol, , William MacNee, Aziz Sheikh, Claudia Pagliari, Brian McKinstry ** Effectiveness of telemonitoring integrated into existing clinical services on hospital admission for exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: researcher blind, multicentre, randomised controlled trial 
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD006611. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006611.pub Whittaker R, McRobbie H, Bullen C, Borland R, Rodgers A, Gu Y. Mobile phone-based interventions for smoking cessation. 
Journal of Hypertension:doi: 10.1097/01.hjh.0000379198.08164.51, Wizner, B; Gaciong, Z; Narkiewicz, K; Szykula, D; Grodzicki, T HIGH RISK PATIENTS BENEFIT MOST FROM THE SMS-BASED INTERVENTION: PP.20.272 
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About Simple Telehealth

The Health Foundation  How Flo is making a difference 
The King's Fund Florence: telehealth for long-term conditions 
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Mobile app empowers Veterans to be full partners in their own care 
The Health Foundation Flo: telehealth with a human touch 
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs More about Annie 
Inside Commissioning - Dr Ruth Chambers OBE Tackling Telehealth (2014) 
Inside Commissioning - Dr Ruth Chambers OBE Tackling Telehealth2 (2015) 
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs VA & NHS - Simple Telehealth conference June 2014 
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Annie briefing  
Inside Commissioning - Jayne Birch-Jones How a patient champion can help spread telehealth innovation 
UKAuthority.com Hundreds of patients sign up to taking their own health readings (Bucks County Council) 
The Health Foundation Shine: Improving the value of local healthcare services  
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Home and Mobile Health Monitoring Towards Scaling Up Home and Mobile Health Monitoring in Lanarkshire 
The Health Foundation Reducing emergency admissions: unlocking the potential of people to better manage their long-term conditions 
British Journal of General Practice; Br J Gen Pract 2018; 68 (668): 108-109. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp18X694877 Making technology-enabled health care work in general practice 
NHS England  Challenging Health Inequality 
Nuffield Trust The digital patient: transforming primary care?  
Scottish Government National Action Plan for Technology Enabled Care, "Supporting & Empowering Scotland's Citizens" 
House of Lords Long Term Sustainability of the NHS 
Care Quality Commission CQC cite Flo as 'Outstanding' in General Practice 
Dr Ruth Chambers OBE, Marc Schmid, Jayne Birch-Jones Digital Healthcare: The essential guide 
Scottish Government NHS Scotland Annual Report 14/15 (GRAHAM) 
The Health Foundation The Power of People 
Care Quality Commission CQC award 'Outstanding' rating for General Practice and Flo 
Dr Phil Hammond Staying Alive - How to Get the Best from the NHS 
Care Quality Commission Outstanding Practice - Florence in Maternity Services 
NHS England-News Realising the greatest asset the NHS has – Dr Martin McShane 
theguardian - Richard Vize Why technology is no longer a barrier in the NHS 
theguardian - Dick Vinegar (Patient from Hell) Telehealth: small scale initiatives can reduce costs and help patients 
HSJ Telehealth + PHILIPS - Claire Read (Page 3) Long-Term Thinking (supportive partnerships is crucial) 
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Others of interest

The Lancet 2018; https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)30309-X Prof Richard J McManus,PhD, Prof Jonathan Mant, MD, Marloes Franssen, PhD, Alecia Nickless, MSc, Claire Schwartz, PhD, James Hodgkinson, PhD, et al. Efficacy of self-monitored blood pressure, with or without telemonitoring, for titration of antihypertensive medication (TASMINH4): an unmasked randomised controlled trial 
New York Times; Aaron E. Carroll Wearable Fitness Devices Don’t Seem to Make You Fitter 
Dept of Veterans Affairs; Neil C. Evans, MD Guiding principles of delivering health care in the digital age 
NHS England News Service Spec; using social media, texts and Skype to keep young people engaged in treatment for their diabetes 
The Health Foundation; Chris Perry, Krishna Chhatralia, Dom Damesick, Sylvie Hobden, Leanora Volpe Behavioural insights in health care; Nudging to reduce inefficiency and waste 
Oxford University - Professor Richard McManus What will blood pressure management be like in 2020 
e-ucare.eu; C. Varon, J. Minter, M. Stapleton, S. Thomson, S. Jaecques, S. Sanders-van Wijk, H. P. Brunner-La Rocca, S. Van Huffel Telehealth for patients with heart failure: A comparison between telehealth systems 
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