Knox Community Hospital has selected Hicuity Health’s tele-ICU and cardiac telemetry services.

The two telemedicine services will allow the healthcare facility to provide technology-enabled cardiac monitoring and 24/7 intensivist care for its patients.

They will allow Knox Community Hospital to expand its access to critical health care in the community and support its clinical staff.

The hospital is focused on extending its ability to care for higher acuity patients, improving clinical outcomes, and enhancing data access to drive quality as well as patient outcome improvement efforts.

Knox Community Hospital CEO Bruce White said: “When evaluating potential partners, we were excited by the possibility of collaborating with Hicuity Health, as their team is well-positioned to address our multiple care needs and their model enables us to work together to achieve our clinical and operational goals.

“We look forward to reaping the benefits of both their tele-ICU and telemetry services to provide greater healthcare access to the community we serve and better support our bedside teams.”

Hicuity Health’s range of clients and care venues include hospitals, health systems, and post-acute care facilities.

Its services include virtual sitter, shared services tele-ICU, remote inpatient telemetry and smart device monitoring.

Hicuity Health’s HUB workflow management technology platform allows seamless care delivery and informs patient management across 11 clinical care centres which serve over 100 hospital partners in 27 states across the nation.

Hicuity Health CEO Lou Silverman said: “Our ongoing investments in the expansion of our proprietary technology, our clinical teams, and our operational infrastructure enables us to address the wide range of services and service models that our clients and prospects desire.

“We are pleased to extend multiple telemedicine services to Knox Community Hospital. Our clinical, operational, and technical expertise allow us to meet Knox’s current high-acuity care goals, and we look forward to serving the expanded future needs of the hospital as well.”