PRLog - May 28, 2014 - SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- Baltimore, MD, May 19, 2014 – At the American Telemedicine Association (http://www.americantelemed.org/
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Across the country, there is a growing crisis in hospital ICUs. On average, patients admitted into the ICU suffer an estimated 1.7 potentially life-threatening errors each day. The Joint Commission reports that intensivist-
Jeffrey Sadowsky, MD, a critical care specialist and Director of Critical Care Telemedicine, Orlando Health, said, “With remote presence telemedicine I have the ability to directly assess heart and lung sounds providing key clinical information about the patient’s condition. Our team of ICU doctors can extend its clinical expertise across our regional network of hospitals to better care for patients.”
Yulun Wang, Ph.D., Chairman and CEO, InTouch Health, said, “With the advent of a telemedicine stethoscope for real-time auscultation via iPad, we’re now able to provide ICU patients with increased access to critical care specialists. With more than 1,000 hospital locations already using our Remote Presence solutions to deliver specialty care across 20 specialties, we are poised to expand our leadership position into the critical care space.”
The latest version of the InTouch Health CS App for iPad is available for download from the Apple App Store today.
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