Article   |   February 23, 2017   |   Meg Bryant

CEO Lou Silverman discusses delivery model in HealthcareDive article

HealthcareDive reporter Meg Bryant’s article outlines how hospitals and health systems are leveraging tele-ICU to deliver care by remote intensivists to their sickest patients. Bryant details how the current – andprojected – supply of intensivist physicians does not meet the demand for their specialized expertise in critical care Intensivist at Monitor for HealthcareDive articlemedicine. This disparity, she continues, is likely to grow due to higher demand as a result of research and recommendations from leading healthcare organizations such as HIMSS and The Leapfrog Group.

The article is supported by insights from organizations on the front line of tele-ICU, including Advanced ICU Care’s CEO Lou Silverman, who provides insight to how the availability of intensivists at the bedside – or lack thereof – influences a hospital’s utilization of tele-ICU.

The Healthcare Dive piece is another item in a mounting body of articles, studies, and publications on the subject of tele-ICU, its growing adoption, the variety of implementation models that make it available to hospitals and systems of all types and sizes, and positive impact on critical care – a testament that tele-ICU has moved beyond early adoption to become the standard of critical care.

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