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Telehealth expanding at Memorial Hospital Los Banos
Merced Sun-Star

Like many community hospitals in the Central Valley, Memorial Hospital Los Banos struggled to recruit critical care intensivists to the area. However, 10 years ago, Sutter Health, the hospital’s parent company, invested in an alternative that, according to hospital officials, has worked just as well and is ready to expand.

The solution? A 24-hour electronic Intensive Care Unit that monitors patients from a small room of experts nearly 150 miles away in central hubs in Sacramento and San Francisco.