Tele-ICU and Transfer Center: Saving Lives, Dollars and Time

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Tuesday, Feb. 22, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM


This session will describe the creative thinking used by one health system's executive to link two unlikely services by proximity and discover significantly improved outcomes through teamwork and collaboration.
Speaker Information:

Beth Willmitch, Operations Director elCU, Baptist Health South Florida
Leslee Gross, RN, CEN, Director of BHSF Transfer Center, Baptist Health South Florida


  • Describe the "out of the box" thinking in linking of a tele-ICU and a Transfer Center together.
  • Discuss the future of telemedicine initiatives.
  • Give examples of available telemedicine technology and other resources to improve quality, patient safety and operation efficiency for ICU patients and transferred patients.