ST. LOUIS, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced ICU Care®, a leading national provider of remote tele-ICU monitoring services, was recognized as the winner in the Clinical Effectiveness category at TripleTree's 6thAnnual iAward for Connected Health competition, a part of the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA) Convergence Summit held in San Diego on May 15 and 16, 2014. iAward participants and winners were selected based on demonstrated insight, innovation and initiative in connected health.
Advanced ICU Care's tele-ICU solution leverages state-of-the-art technology and a team of world class critical care clinicians to collaborate with hospital staff at facilities nationally to improve ICU outcomes, compliance and economics. Advanced ICU Care's delivery model employs evidence-based best practices to drive clinical and operational efficiencies, enhanced patient care and safety, and a demonstrable return on investment.
Lou Silverman, CEO of Advanced ICU Care, commented, "It was an honor for the clinical, technical and operational expertise of our company to be recognized. The WLSA conference and the Connected Health competition annually draw an impressive group of innovative companies and thought-leaders from the world of connected health."
About Advanced ICU Care®
Advanced ICU Care helps improve ICU patient care. As the nation's largest provider of tele-ICU services, Advanced ICU Care has a proven track record of improving the clinical and financial performance of its hospital partners. The company employs nearly 200 clinical, management and technical professionals. Its tele-ICU programs combine experienced intensivist-led care teams, sophisticated technology and collaborative programs with hospital staff to focus on evidence-based best practices that improve patient care and safety. Its team brings insights gained from decades of nationally recognized ICU leadership and expertise in both bedside ICU and tele-ICU environments. For more information, visit www.icumedicine.com.
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