Critical Care services at Memorial Healthcare in Owosso, MI, are staffed by critical care-trained Registered Nurses, Hospital Medicine providers, and Intensive Care specialists from Hicuity Health.
What is Critical Care Medicine
Critical care medicine encompasses the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of clinical problems representing the extreme of human disease. Critically ill patients require intensive care by a coordinated team. The critical care specialist may be the primary provider of care or a consultant.
About our Team
Memorial Healthcare’s critically ill patients have the benefit of the most advanced telemedicine program available in hospital intensive care units today. Our partner, Hicuity Health, is the nation’s largest provider of Tele-ICU services by highly trained intensivist physicians and critical care specialists 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This partnership provides an extra layer of care that enhances patient safety.
Hicuity Health’s team of intensivists and critical care nurses work from centralized Operations Centers around-the-clock complementing the care provided by Memorial Healthcare’s physicians. The program continuously monitors patient vital signs, medications, labs, and the patient’s clinical status. Proactive data management tools identify problems before they become urgent, prompting immediate intervention when necessary. In-room video is utilized during periods of evaluation or when called on by the nurse. This two-way video enables face-to-face consultations between the bedside staff and the Hicuity Health team, ensuring that help is available when needed.