Three Hospitals That Have Seen Positive Results From Tele-ICU Programs
Five years after Ministry Saint Clare implemented its collaborative tele-ICU program, the hospital reported results below Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation Scores in the following areas: ICU mortality (33 percent better than predictions), hospital mortality (26 percent better than predictions), and ventilator days (40 percent better than predictions).
Hospital officials also found the presence of the tele-ICU system made it easier to recruit physicians, as the program helped reduce night and weekend calls while maintaining high quality of care for patients.
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