My article about VISICU, complete with allusions to rockumentaries, is up at Digital Health & Productivity
A new star’s emergence meets with wild success.
Then problems emerge and it looks like the dream is over, until he or
she makes a storming comeback. VH1 fans will recognize the Behind the Music format, but this might be the story of VISICU.
VISICU’s technology creates a remote control
room–the eICU–with video links and feeds from equipment in physical
intensive care units (ICUs) and hospital IT systems. All this
information goes through a rules engine that delivers alerts to the
doctors and nurses staffing the eICU. VISICU says its solution of
remote perpetual management, based on the alerts, leads to better
patient outcomes compared to traditional ICU management in an era of
intensivist shortages. Continue