Telescot
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Woman video calling her doctor on a tablet

A programme of academic research investigating telemetric supported self monitoring of long term health conditions.

Telescot is a collaboration between a number of public, private and voluntary sector organisations supporting the development of innovative healthcare in Scotland, UK. 

The team is based at the Usher Institute at Edinburgh BioQuarter.

Health Apps

Current and recent projects in the Telescot programme.

Our thanks to the organisations that fund our research.

  • Smartphone-recorded physical activity for estimating cardiorespiratory fitness. Eades MT, Tsanas A, Juraschek SP, Kramer DB, Gervino E, Mukamal KJ. Sci Rep. 2021 Jul 21; 11(1):14851.
  • Examining the effectiveness of telemonitoring with routinely acquired blood pressure data in primary care: challenges in the statistical analysis. Parker RA, Padfield P, Hanley J, Pinnock H, Kennedy J, Stoddart A, Hammersley V, Sheikh A, McKinstry B. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2021 Feb 10; 21(1):31