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Calvert Memorial Goes Live on eICU

May 29, 2009
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Maryland eCare LLC, a six-hospital network based in Baltimore, has gone live with eICU at its first hospital, Calvert Memorial Hospital in Prince Frederick, Md.

The hospital is working with a remote monitoring center at Christiana Care in Wilmington, Del. Since 2008, eCare hospitals have been coordinating staff, securing data lines and working closely with the team at Christiana Care to prepare their facilities for seamless inclusion of remote monitoring from Baltimore-based Visicu. By 2011, almost 80 ICU beds will be connected through Maryland eCare.

Maryland eCare is a group of independent hospitals committed to improving patient care and safety by sharing resources and bringing skilled critical care to rural Maryland. Its hospitals include Atlantic General Hospital (Berlin), Calvert Memorial Hospital, Civista Medical Center (La Plata), Peninsula Regional Medical Center (Salisbury), St. Mary’s Hospital (Leonardtown), and Washington County Health System (Hagerstown).

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