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Sacramento doctors form company to monitor ICU patients remotely
Sacramento Bee

Sixteen Sacramento doctors are aiming to revolutionize the way medicine is practiced. They’ve formed Performance ICU, a company that proposes to monitor patients in intensive-care units hundreds of miles away. It’s similar to the telemedicine already being used to address a shortage of doctors in rural communities. “Baby boomers are getting older,” said Dr. Muhammad Afzal, CEO of Performance ICU. “When they get sick, they get really sick.”