The United States is facing a dramatic increase of Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients and a simultaneous shortage of qualified ICU intensivists. Telemedicine helps hospitals provide remote access to skilled physicians, resulting in demonstrable improvement in patient care and administrative efficiency. What’s the solution?

ICU Telemedicine Helps Achieve “A” Leapfrog Safety Grade

This 24-bed hospital in Vidalia, Georgia looked to Eagle Telemedicine to meet its need for ICU coverage.

PROBLEM

Weekend coverage
for the ICU

CHALLENGE

Reducing transfers to major
hospitals about 100 miles away

SOLUTION

 Eagle team covers
nights & weekends