Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District (NBMLHD)
The Home Haemodialysis Remote Monitoring System enables
remote monitoring of patients’ home haemodialysis related
parameters. This innovative telehealth system has created
an effective model of care by increasing patient support and
empowerment through the use of information technologies.
The Home Haemodialysis Remote Monitoring System provides
remote monitoring of home haemodialysis related data,
patients’ mood and early detection of complications by nurses.
The system enhances communication and strengthens nurseto-
patient network and safety.
In a three month trial, 74 patients used ‘My Home Hemo’ App,
and received notifications, emails or phone calls from nurses
based on data reviewed remotely in real-time. Occasions of
patient reviews increased by 270 per cent and saved 14
hours (11 hours of patient’s travel time) of combined nursing
and patient time by replacing home or clinic visits with digital
communication. Patients expressed improved confidence,
connectedness and involvement with their care.