We have published several academic publications from the project, alongside other project outputs.

We have produced several tools to help support telehealth adoption and implementation. Watch our short animation to see which tool or tools can help you.

Tools produced by the MALT project

Academic publications

Research publications from the MALT study:

  • Brewster, L., Mountain, G., Wessels, B., Kelly, C. and Hawley, M (2013) Factors affecting frontline staff acceptance of telehealth technologies: a mixed-method systematic review. Journal of Advanced Nursing 70(1) 21-33. doi: 10.1111/jan12196 [Available online].

  • Gorst, S., Coates, E. and Armitage, C. (2015) "It's a sort of lifeline": Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients' experiences of home telehealth. Health Psychology. [Summary available online].

  • Gorst, S., Armitage, C., Brownsell, S. and Hawley, M. (2014) Home telehealth uptake and continued use among heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients: A systematic review. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. doi: 10.1007/s12160-014-9607-x [Available online].

  • Taylor, J., Coates, E., Wessels, B., Mountain, G. and Hawley M. (2015) Implementing solutions to improve and expand telehealth adoption: participatory action research in four community healthcare settings. BMC Health Services Research 15: 529. [Available online].

  • Taylor, J. and Coates, L. (2015) Caring from a distance: the role of telehealth. Nursing Times, Jul 8-21, 111(28-29): 18-20. [Summary available online].

  • Taylor, J. Coates, E., Brewster, L., Mountain, G., Wessels, B. and Hawley, M. (2014) Examining the use of telehealth in community nursing: identifying factors affecting frontline staff acceptance and telehealth adoption. Journal of Advanced Nursing. doi: 10.1111/jan12480 [Available online].

  • Thokala, P., Baalbaki, H., Brennan, A., Pandor, A., Stevens J.W., Gommersall, T. et al (2013) Telemonitoring after discharge from hospital with heart failure: cost-effectiveness modelling of alternative service designs. BMJ Open. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003250 [Available online].

Other outputs

MALT Final Summary Research Report (November 2014)

MALT final summary research report (November 2014) (PDF, 781KB)

2014 dissemination event


Highlights from MALT

Parallel Session 1 - Cost Effectiveness and commissioning

Parallel Session 2 - Business models

Parallel Session 3 - Staff adoption

Parallel Session 4 - User perspectives

MALT newsletter

MALT newsletter (January 2014) (PDF, 674KB)

2013 dissemination event