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Category: Administration

SCCM Pod-33 CC: Patient Safety and CPOE

Brian Jacobs, MD, discusses how efforts in computerized physician order entry relate to patient safety. The ICIS system is a computer-based system implemented throughout the hospital through which all medical orders are entered and documented electronically.

SCCM POD-30 CCM: Hospital Mortality Assessment

Jack Zimmerman, MD, FCCM, discusses his article in the May 2006 issue of Critical Care Medicine, "Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (or APACHE IV): Hospital Mortality Assessment for Today's Critically Ill Patients."

SCCM Pod-135 PCCM: WFPICCS and Its Global Agenda

Niranjan Kissoon, MD, FCCM, discusses his article published in the September 2009 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, titled “World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies: Its Global Agenda.”

SCCM Pod-127 CCM: Physician Extenders in the ICU

Ruth Kleinpell, RN, PhD, RN-CS, FCCM, discusses her experience as a nurse practitioner as well as her research into the role of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the ICU.

SCCM Pod-119 PCCM: Does Fellowship Program Size and Rotations Affect Clinical and Research Time?

Wynne Morrison, MD, discusses an article published in the May issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, which highlighted the results of a national survey of pediatric critical care medicine fellowship clinical and research time allocation.

SCCM Pod-130 PCCM: Telemedicine in Rural Emergency Departments

Amelia Hopkins, MD, FCCM, discusses her article published in the September 2009 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, “Pediatric Critical Care Telemedicine in Rural Underserved Emergency Departments.”

ICU Admission, Discharge, and Triage Guidelines

ICU Admission, Discharge, and Triage Guidelines: A Framework to Enhance Clinical Operations, Development of Institutional Policies, and Further Research aims to update the SCCM Guidelines for ICU ADT and to provide a framework for the development of institutional policies, fur...

Critical Care Delivery: The Importance of Process and ICU Structure to Improved Outcomes

Summary of the findings of the American College of Critical Care Medicine Task Force on Models of Critical Care: 1) An intensivist-led, high-performing, multidisciplinary team dedicated to the ICU is an integral part of effective care delivery; 2) Process improvement is the ba...

Guidelines for TeleICU Operations

The purpose of the Guidelines for TeleICU Operations is to assist practitioners in pursuing a sound course of action to provide effective and safe medical care that is founded on current information, available resources, and patient needs. The guidelines recognize that safe an...

Topics in ICU Administration

This is a presentation from the 2016 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on ICU Administration

Telemedicine Is Medicine, Tele-ICU Is ICU, Tele-healthcare Is Healthcare

Presented during the 48th Critical Care Congress, this session is sponsored by Philips Healthcare. 

Coding Corner: Common Confusing Issues When Reporting Critical Care

This article was first published in the December 2018 issue of Critical Connections. Coding Corner addresses the continuing changes in coding and billing.   

Coding Corner: Critical Documentation Tips for Adult Critical Care

This article was first published in the June 2017 issue of Critical Connections. Coding Corner addresses the continuing changes in coding and billing. 

Coding Corner: Nonphysician Practitioner Billing

This article was first published in the February 2018 issue of Critical Connections. Coding Corner addresses the continuing changes in coding and billing. 

Coding Corner: 2019 Billing and Coding Changes for Peripherally Inserted Venous Catheters

This article was first published in the February 2019 issue of Critical Connections. Coding Corner addresses the continuing changes in coding and billing. 

Coding Corner: Billing Basics: Billing for Critical Care

This article was first published in the February 2015 issue of Critical Connections. Coding Corner addresses the continuing changes in coding and billing. 

Coding Corner: Neonatal and Pediatric Critical Care Billing

This article was first published in the February 2015 issue of Critical Connections. Coding Corner addresses the continuing changes in coding and billing. 

Coding Corner: The Consultation Conundrum

This article was first published in the August 2017 issue of Critical Connections. Coding Corner addresses the continuing changes in coding and billing. 

Coding Corner: Nonphysician Practitioner Billing

This article was first published in the April 2018 issue of Critical Connections. Coding Corner addresses the continuing changes in coding and billing. 

Coding Corner: Billing for Procedures in Critical Care

This article was first published in the February 2018 issue of Critical Connections. Coding Corner addresses the continuing changes in coding and billing.