Tele-ICU in launched in Saudi Hospital
Pilot project soon in 3 more hospitals
Ras Tanura General Hospital (eastern Saudi Arabia) has launched a Tele-ICU service; making it the first facility to operate such a service in the region. aiming to improve the healthcare quality and optimize the best out of the available sources without having to refer patients to central hospitals.
Tele-ICU works live 24\7 by consultants to raise the quality of treatments in the nearby hospitals. It does not require booking an appointment; it is a virtual service that aims to support teams in other hospitals to provide high-quality medical service.
The project contributes to enhancing the affiliated facilities of the Eastern Health Cluster. Further, Tele-ICU will be launched in three different hospitals in collaboration with the Central Team for ICU Consultation.