About the Authors

Ashly D. Black, Josip Car, Tomislav Bokun
eHealth Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Claudia Pagliari, Chantelle Anandan, Kathrin Cresswell, Brian McKinstry, Aziz Sheikh
eHealth Research Group, Centre for Population Health Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Rob Procter
National Centre for e-Social Science, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

Azeem Majeed
Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

aziz.sheikh@ed.ac.uk

Competing Interests

BM has received research grants from Intel, Tunstall, Chief Scientist Office, and NHS Lothian to explore the use of Telehealthcare in long-term conditions. AS is on the PLoS Medicine Editorial Board.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: ADB JC CP CA KC TB BM RP AM AS. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: ADB JC CP CA KC TB BM RP AM AS. Designed the experiments/the study: JC CP RP AM AS. Analyzed the data: ADB JC CA BM. Collected data/did experiments for the study: ADB JC CP CA TB. Wrote the first draft of the paper: ADB. Contributed to the writing of the paper: JC CP CA KC TB BM RP AM AS. Coapplicant on the grant that enabled this research to proceed; authored or coauthored key sections of the report (e.g., developed the conceptual maps, building on a previous analysis for NHS SDO): CP.