26 Jun '17, 8pm

VA News Release: VA and Air Force Announce Tele-Intensive Care Unit Sharing Agreement

“For VA, telehealth is revolutionizing the way we practice medicine,” said VA Secretary Dr. David J. Shulkin, who also sees patients by telehealth. “Tele-ICU is more than just a way of providing remote care. We know it improves the quality of care, decreases costs by supporting evidence-based practices and it improves patient outcomes through decreased ventilator days, ventilator-associated pneumonias and reduced lengths of stay. We are pleased to partner with the Air Force in this effort.”

Full article: https://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=2922

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