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October 2016

Springs Memorial Hospital To Begin 24/7 Tele-Intensivist Coverage For Critically Ill Patients In Lancaster

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–Springs Memorial Hospital

(October 6, 2016) —Springs Memorial Hospital will soon launch a critical care telemedicine program to enhance care for patients in the intensive and critical care units (ICU and CCU) of the hospital. This new service will build upon the quality patient care now delivered by hospitalists, pulmonologists, specialists and nurses in the Springs Memorial ICU and CCU.

On October 11, 2016 at 1:30 p.m., the hospital will Go Live with this extra layer of care in which highly trained intensivist physicians and critical care specialists support care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week using telecommunication and other technologies. With this new service, Springs will enhance patient safety while also meeting a best practice standard to have intensivist physicians monitoring ICU patients around the clock.

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