Impact of Telemedicine Monitoring of Community ICUs on Interhospital Transfers.

@article{Pannu2017ImpactOT,
  title={Impact of Telemedicine Monitoring of Community ICUs on Interhospital Transfers.},
  author={Jasleen Pannu and Devang K. Sanghavi and Todd Sheley and Darrell R. Schroeder and Rahul Kashyap and A. Marquez and Craig E. Daniels and Daniel R. L. Brown and Sean Caples},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={45 8},
  pages={
          1344-1351
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To study the effects of tele-ICU monitoring on interhospital transfers from community-based ICUs to the quaternary care hospital at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. DESIGN This is a retrospective review of data on interhospital transfers comparing trends prior to tele-ICU implementation to those following implementation. SETTING Tele-ICU programs are increasingly utilized to fill resource gaps in caring for critically ill patients. How such programs impact population and bed… CONTINUE READING