Tele-ICU Technology Brings Intensivists Virtually to Remote
Remote clinics often don’t have the resources to have highly specialized experts on staff to manage difficult patients, but these days there’s an option of actually outsourcing ICU (intensive care unit) services. Advanced ICU Care is a company that offers tele-ICU capabilities that bring intensivits (critical care specialists) located far away into a small clinic using a bunch of advanced technology. The tele-ICU team has live access to patient telemetry and is able to see and communicate with the bedside team. We spoke with Dr. Ram Srinivasan, a physician who splits his time between on-site ICU work and off-site tele-ICU visits. His experience was something we wanted to prod at to get a better idea of how tele-ICU works in the real world....