Published in Managed Care Weekly Digest, April 7th, 2003
Implemented in late January after months of planning by Sutter nurses and physicians, the eICU system has been credited with helping save the lives of several patients in the hospital's intensive care unit.
Studies point to around-the-clock coverage by physician specialists, called intensivists, as the key to better patient outcomes in the ICU. In Sutter's eICU system, intensivists and specially trained nurses use early warning software and advanced video and...
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