Telemedicine in the intensive care unit: state of the art.

@article{Scurlock2015TelemedicineIT,
  title={Telemedicine in the intensive care unit: state of the art.},
  author={Corey Scurlock and Carolyn M D'Ambrosio},
  journal={Critical care clinics},
  year={2015},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={
          187-95
        }
}
Critical care medicine is at a crossroads in which limited numbers of staff care for increasing numbers of patients as the population ages and use of ICUs increases. Also at this time health care spending must be curbed. The high-intensity intensivist staffing model has been linked to improved mortality, complications, and costs. Tele-ICU uses technology to implement this high-intensity staffing model in areas that are relatively underserved. When implemented correctly and in the right… CONTINUE READING
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