Improving Access to High Quality Sepsis Care in a South Dakota Emergency Telemedicine Network
Research and policy brief exploring whether emergency department-based telemedicine networks using real-time access to sepsis experts can improve outcomes and decrease variation in care. Discusses a pilot program for Critical Access Hospitals in South Dakota-based Avera Health's 140-hospital network in 12 states. Includes statistics for patients with positive sepsis screens from September 2016 to March 2017.
Nicholas M. Mohr, Brian Skow, Amy Wittrock, et al.
Rural Telehealth Research Center
Critical Access Hospitals · Emergency department and urgent care services · Health screening · Healthcare networks · Specialty care · Statistics and data · Telehealth · South Dakota