Inconclusive study results stall growth of tele-ICUs

04/16/2013 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The growth of tele-ICUs has stalled following study data that raise questions about their efficacy, and the systems now account for only 10% of ICU patients nationwide, according to a New York Times report. Companies that market tele-ICUs say data show they reduce costs and improve outcomes, but some hospitals with the units have found otherwise and stopped using the service.

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