Results of largest study of critical care telemedicine
According to a recent report in CHEST Journal’s Online First, ICU telemedicine is the key to improving patient care at a lower cost. The study examined the impact of Philips Hospital to Home eICU Program on 118,990 critical care patients, across 56 ICUs, 32 hospitals and 19 health systems over a five-year period. The results demonstrated reductions in both mortality and length of stay.
The eICU program is a comprehensive technology and clinical reengineering program that features proprietary clinical decision support, real-time reporting tools and targeted process redesign.