Contributions of tele-intensive care unit (Tele-ICU) technology to quality of care and patient safety.

The deployment of remote monitoring of intensive care unit (ICU) patients, known as tele-ICU technology, promotes the efficient use of critical care resources. Although tele-ICU use has spread rapidly, the benefits vary widely among studies, and little is known about the specific characteristics of tele-ICU that provide benefits to patient care. The purpose… CONTINUE READING