The Future of Critical Care: Optimizing Technologies and a Learning Healthcare System to Potentiate a More Humanistic Approach to Critical Care.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

While technological innovations are the invariable crux of speculation about the future of critical care, they cannot replace the clinician at the bedside. This article summarizes the work of the Society of Critical Care Medicine-appointed multiprofessional task for the Future of Critical Care. The Task Force notes that critical care practice will be transformed by novel technologies, integration of artificial intelligence decision support algorithms, and advances in seamless data operationalization across diverse healthcare systems and geographic regions and within federated datasets. Yet, new technologies will be relevant and meaningful only if they improve the very human endeavor of caring for someone who is critically ill.

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Cited Authors

  • Meissen, H; Gong, MN; Wong, A-KI; Zimmerman, JJ; Nadkarni, N; Kane-Gil, SL; Amador-Castaneda, J; Bailey, H; Brown, SM; DePriest, AD; Mary Eche, I; Narayan, M; Provencio, JJ; Sederstrom, NO; Sevransky, J; Tremper, J; Aslakson, RA

Published Date

  • March 2022

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 4 / 3

Start / End Page

  • e0659 -

PubMed ID

  • 35308462

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC8926065

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2639-8028

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/CCE.0000000000000659


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States