Doctors tap broadband to monitor patients remotely

Doctors tap broadband to monitor patients remotely

Summary: Some hospitals in the United States are using broadband technology to improve patient care and cope with a national shortage of critical care physicians. Correspondent James Hilliard visits Sutter General Hospital in Sacramento, Calif., where patients in the intensive care unit are being monitored by doctors a mile away in a control room called the eICU.

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Topics: Broadband, Hardware, Health, Networking

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