Publications by Audrey Kinsella, MA, MS, on the topic of home telemedicine, 1996-2004
Telehospice: A resource manual for program development and implementation (Asheville, NC: Information For Tomorrow, 2004).
156-page practical report on today’s newest frontier in telehealth delivery, telehospice. Sample forms and policies, telehospice pathway, and focuses on legal issues.
Home telehealth: process, policy, and procedures (Kensington, MD: Information for Tomorrow, 2003).
150-page practical text providing 5 sample policies and 14 forms, and case studies that cover needed detail on telehealth procedure, planning, and delivery.
Home healthcare: Wired and ready for telemedicine, the nurses’ and nursing students’ edition, Rev. and updated. (Kensington, MD: Information For Tomorrow, 2003).
Easy-to-read, practical companion text to the policy manual, with special focuses on telehealth care interventions for patients with diabetes and with CHF.
Home telehealth in the 21 st century: A resource book about improved care services that work (Kensington, MD: Information for Tomorrow, 1998).
Home healthcare: Wired and ready for telemedicine, the second generation (Sunriver, OR: Information for Tomorrow, 1998).
250-page research report, received 5-star rating from Doody’s Medical Review.
Telemedicine activity in the U.S. (in the home and beyond) (Sunriver, OR: Information for Tomorrow, 1998).
Home healthcare: Wired and ready for telemedicine (Sunriver, OR: Information for Tomorrow, 1997).
Selected by CHOICE (a national book reviewing organization) as among the top 150 medical books published in the US in the 1997. 230-page research report, received 5-star rating from Doody’s Medical Review.
Home healthcare: Wired and ready for telemedicine. The nurses' and nursing students' edition (Sunriver, OR: Information for Tomorrow, 1997).
125-page research report, also received the valued 5-star rating from Doody’s Medical Review.
From a review:
"From time to time a literary work serves as a pacesetter for a profession. Someone is able to pull together what seems the obvious next professional giant step that will serve to improve our healthcare delivery.
This book meets that challenge."
Audrey Kinsella, Articles on home telehealth, 1996-2008
This is the latest overview on home telehealth practice in the U.S. and its value, originally presented on the telehealth flagship Web site, the Telemedicine Information Exchange, on which Audrey Kinsella developed the home telehealth segment in 1994.
(July 2008) The Home Telehealth Primer: http://www.informationfortomorrow.com/HomeTelehealthPrimer.htm
As of 2004, Audrey Kinsella, the principal researcher and lead writer of Information For Tomorrow’s work on home telehealth has produced more than 100 articles on home telehealthcare tools and applications, particularly those related to chronic disease patient care, such as:
Telehealthcare and Chronic Disease Population Services
(Mar.2004) Obesity and new applications for home telehealth care. Home Health Care Technology Report 1 (3): 36, 45.
(Nov.-Dec 2003) Technology and [chronic disease] patient self management. Home Health Care Technology Report 1 (1): 45.
(Sept./Oct. 2003). High-tech diabetes care. Telehealth Practice Report 8 (4): 5, 9.
(July, 2002). Advanced technology for wound care delivery. Home Health Care Nurse 20(7): 457-461.
(Feb. 2000) Home telemedicine that ‘works.’ Home Care Automation Report [pediatric asthma]: 7.
(Dec. 1999). Just Say “Hello”—Tele-Interventions for Diabetes Care. Home Care Automation Report: 2-3.
(Dec. 1999) Diabetes Telecare for Teenagers. Home Healthcare Dealer: 46-47;60.
(Oct. 1999) Business sense and home telemedicine: Not a dichotomy after all.
Home Care Automation Report: 11-12 [CHF patients]
(Oct. 1999). Multiple sclerosis and home care: new directions. Home Healthcare Dealer:46-47.
(Mar 1999) Improved care for diabetic populations: The need for telehealthcare and alternatives to conventional care services. Background paper for Home Care Technologies for the 21 st Century conference, Rockville, MD; available on request at from the author.
(May/June 1999). Home telehealthcare, disease management, and diabetes: A community effort for success. The Remington Report 7 (3): 16-19.
(June 1998). Managing patient care needs in the 21 st century. Health Management Technology 19 (7): 65-66.
Telehealthcare and Chronic Disease Population Services, continues
(May/June 1998) Asthma disease management: A community approach.
Home Health Care Dealer:75-76.
(Spring 1998). Home telecare in the U.S. J Telemed Telecare 4 (4): 195-200.
(July 1997) Telecare for HIV/AIDS patients. Caring Magazine: 42-45.
Smart Housing and E-health Delivery
(Sept. 2002). Predicting home healthcare needs: a next step in patient monitoring, Home Health Care Nurse 20 911): 725-729.
(Oct.2001). Graduating to smart home health delivery, Home Healthcare Nurse 19 (10): 607-610.
(Feb. 2001). Smart homes, healthy homes, Home Care Automation Report: 5-6.
(Jan. 2001) The smart house: taking the same tele-garden path, Home health segment, the Telemedicine Information Exchange (
(Apr. 2000) E-health highway: A new direction. Home Care Automation Report: 2-3.
(Jan 2000). E-health and this generation of home care patient. Home health segment, the Telemedicine Information Exchange (http://tie.telemed.org/homehealth/kinsella4_ehealth.asp)
Telehealthcare and New Venues of Care
In the workplace…
(Oct. 2001). Telehealth trends: ‘Home’ health… in the workplace? Home Care Automation Report: 8-10.
For end of life care….
(July/Aug 2004) Telehospice: A look at new home teleinterventions. Home Health Care Technology Report 1 (5): 68-69.
(Mar. 2003) Enhancing communications with multicultural patient populations at the end of life. Caring Magazine: 3235.
Telehealthcare and New Venues of Care, continues….
For end of life care, continues….
(Mar. 2001) Tailoring telemedicine for end of life needs. Virtual Mentor segment of American Medical Association’s Web site, at:
Rehabilitative services …..
(Aug. 1999) Disabled populations and telerehabilitation—New approaches. Caring Magazine: 20-27 .
(Summer 1999) Kinsella, et al. Aspects of human factors engineering in home telemedicine and telerehabilitation systems. Telemedicine Journal 5 (2): 169-175.
Educational opportunities for learning and using telehealth….
(Oct. 2003). Telehealth opportunities for home care patients. Home Health Care Nurse 21 (10): 661-665.
(Aug 2003). Home telehealth program planning: step by step. Caring Magazine: 16-20.
(July/Aug 2003) Telemedicine: It’s time for the second semester. Telehealth Practice Report 8 (3): 5; 13.
(Sept. 2000) Learning home telehealth: new opportunities [at East Carolina Univ., Advanced Telemedicine Training Center], Home Healthcare Nurse 18 (8): 507-509.
(Aug. 2000) Graduating to home telemedicine, Home Care Automation Report: 2-3.
(Dec. 2003) Aging in place: making it so, making it safe. CSA Journal: 32-36.
(July, 2002). Home telehealthcare: good idea, but with safety concerns. Medical Malpractice Law & Strategy XIX (7): 5-8.