Tele-ICU technology improves patient outcomes

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Technology that helps physicians remotely track more patients in intensive care units also improves care outcomes, according to a Journal of the American Medical Association study published in May that contradicts research finding no benefit.

So-called tele-ICUs allow intensivists, critical care nurses, respiratory therapists and other critical-care experts to see patients on video, receive electronic clinical data on their progress and communicate in real time with the health professionals in the unit to make changes in care.

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