Patients in Sterling Regional MedCenter's Intensive Care Unit now benefit from an additional layer of care provided by the advanced technology.
This advanced technology, Banner iCare™, enhances the care and safety of ICU patients by teaming our on-site medical staff with intensive-care specialists who follow patients’ care from a remote monitoring center 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
With the Banner iCare monitoring system, patient information, vital signs, laboratory data and X-rays from the sickest hospital patients are fed to an off-site team of intensive-care physician specialists and critical-care nurses.
This solution serves as a high-tech, centralized patient safety net, and provides another set of watchful eyes to provide proactive care by constantly checking early warning indicators for any sign of trouble. If a change is detected, the Banner iCare specialists at Banner Desert Medical Center communicate directly with the bedside ICU teams to help determine what the patient needs.
How does it work?
Intensive care specialists based at Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz., can watch over you with telemedicine cameras in your room so they can see you, and with highly sensitive monitoring technology that has the ability to pickup early changes in your condition, should they occur. Once a change is detected, the specialists at Banner Desert work with your medical team to help determine what course of action is appropriate for your care.
Providing excellent patient care
Banner Health believes that our Banner iCare program can strengthen our excellent patient care to intensive-care patients. This technology is available in this area only at Banner Health facilities including McKee Medical Center, North Colorado Medical Center, Sterling Regional MedCenter, Ogallala Community Hospital, and East Morgan County Hospital.
Be assured that your physician in the hospital directs your care, but now has a new partner through the intensive care experts. There are no extra costs as a result of your being placed in this unit.