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The Future of Tele-ICUs: An Insider’s Perspective

“America’s ICUs are in crisis. Consider these staggering statistics: Today’s ICUs Serve 4 million patients annually, with roughly 20 percent mortality rates among those treated. On average, every patient admitted to the ICU suffers 1.7 potentially life threatening errors every day and estimates show that patients only receive half of the therapies that they should. And 50,000 patients annually die in the ICU from preventable deaths.”

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Mary Jo Gorman, MedGadget, 30 June 2011

30 June 2011 | Categories: News | Country: United States | Tag(s): Tele-ICU, Telemedicine
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