Press | August 25, 2020 | Advanced ICU Care CentraState Medical Center Launches Tele-ICU Services Amidst COVID-19 Surge New Jersey hospital teams up with nation’s leading tele-ICU care provider Advanced ICU Care, the nation’s leading provider of high-acuity telemedicine, announced the completion of its comprehensive tele-ICU care launch with CentraState Medical Center, located in Freehold, NJ. CentraState is an acute care medical center and a teaching hospital in conjunction with the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. CentraState Medical Center’s decision to launch tele-ICU services stemmed from the organization’s dedication to providing improved, quality outcomes with consistent patient-centered care delivery When New Jersey was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Advanced ICU Care accelerated its tele-ICU deployment to rapidly enable support for CentraState clinicians and patients. As COVID-19 surge demands abated, the two organizations implemented additional program elements for the benefit of critical care staff and ICU patients. “We chose to pursue tele-ICU care with Advanced ICU Care as part of our on-going commitment to providing around the clock critical care expertise for patients within our community,” said Karen Freeman, Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety at CentraState Healthcare System. “When we faced the unexpected surge of COVID-19, we knew we had chosen the right partner, and are pleased to have additional critical care support and a trusted collaborator to ensure that we are prepared to address a spike in cases and specialized care needs going forward.” “Advanced ICU Care is proud to step up in these challenging times to work cooperatively with clients looking to expand critical care services for the communities they serve,” said Lou Silverman, CEO of Advanced ICU Care. “Our team understands that we’re all in this together. We will creatively tailor our programs to meet the range of needs of our partner hospitals in light of the rapidly-changing developments driven by this global pandemic. We are committed to collaborating with CentraState Medical Center to help address COVID-19 impacts in the short term and, to deliver sustained excellence in critical care over the entire span of our relationship.” Today, Advanced ICU Care’s team of U.S. board-certified clinicians delivers high-acuity monitoring, clinical care and proven results to patients at approximately 100 hospitals in 26 states across the nation. The company has successfully implemented and managed more tele-ICU programs than any other organization and is well suited to address the high acuity care needs of both health systems and individual hospitals.