ST. LOUIS, April 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced ICU Care, the nation's leading provider of high-acuity telemedicine services, today released key 2017 clinical performance data and accomplishments, demonstrating continued impact, leadership and growth within the industry. The statistics highlight Advanced ICU Care's success in improving clinical outcomes and growing adoption of its tele-ICU services across the country. Currently, the company works with over 65 partner hospitals in 25 states, and its list of clients includes six of the ten largest U.S. hospital systems.
Among the 2017 performance elements highlighted in the report, Advanced ICU Care:
- Increased lives saved by 29 percent versus the year prior
- Achieved a 33 percent reduction in acuity-adjusted mortality rate
- Delivered sub-30 second median response time to emergency alerts
- Attained Joint Commission recertification for a fourth consecutive time, with accreditation spanning 11 years to-date
- Treated 360 unique primary diagnoses
- Engaged in a unique patient care related activity every 32 seconds
- Saved 10,000+ ventilator days and achieved a 14 percent reduction in average duration
"Advanced ICU Care's deep clinical and operational knowledge allows our teams to work in tandem with client bedside care teams to reduce mortality and improve patient experience and outcomes," said Rachel Sackrowitz, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Advanced ICU Care. "As evidenced by our clinical outcomes data including reduced mortality rate and saved ventilator days, high-acuity telemedicine is a proven life-saving care model for patients, their families and for our hospital partners."
Advanced ICU Care has over 12 years of experience in delivering tele-ICU care on a national level. Providing care by U.S. board-certified intensivist-led care teams serving patients and hospital clients from nine dedicated tele-care delivery centers, the company is committed to improving patient outcomes and enhancing the state of the art in collaborative ICU practice.
"Our day-to-day focus is on providing the highest levels of patient care and improving patient outcomes. That commitment contributes directly to our goal of building and sustaining successful partnerships with our client hospitals. It is motivating and gratifying to reflect on data that documents another year of significant achievement in these foundational goals," shared Lou Silverman, Chairman and CEO of Advanced ICU Care. "As a company, we are focused on continuing to build on our growth and experience and ultimately continuing to shape the future of healthcare delivery in the ICU."
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*Results reflect the 2017 calendar year. Comparisons and projections use APACHE IVa acuity-adjusted predictions.
About Advanced ICU Care
Advanced ICU Care® is the nation's leading provider of high acuity telehealth services, providing care to more than 65 hospitals in 25 states on a 24 x 7 x 365 basis. Advanced ICU Care is a technology-enabled clinical services provider that employs cutting edge tele-technology, U.S. board-certified intensivists, multiple dedicated tele-care delivery centers, and a proven implementation and client service approach to the benefit of patients, families, providers and hospitals. For more information, visit http://www.advancedicucare.com/.
SOURCE Advanced ICU Care