The Use and Misuse of ICU Telemedicine

An editorial by Jeremy M. Kahn, MD, MS in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) contrasts two studies of the use of telemedicine remote monitoring in intensive care. The conclusion seems to be that you get better outcomes if you actively use it for interventions than if you just use it for passive monitoring. The Use and Misuse of ICU Telemedicine. Heads-up thanks to Toni Bunting.