Patient Safety Presentation

The Tele ICU – Now and the Future

Michael Scott, MB, ChB, FRCP, FRCA, FFICM

Presented September 7th, 2023 at the APSF Stoelting Conference 2023 on “Emerging Medical Technologies – A Patient Safety Perspective on Wearables, Big Data and Remote Care”


The Tele ICU – Now and the Future – [PDF]


Michael Scott, MB, ChB, FRCP, FRCA, FFICM

Michael Scott, MB, ChB, FRCP, FRCA, FFICM

Michael Scott, MB, ChB, FRCP, FRCA, FFICM
Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Professor in Neurosurgical and Neurological Critical Care Medicine
Division Chief Surgical & Neuroscience Critical Care Medicine
Medical Director, PENN E-LERT, Health System Telemedicine ICU Program
Senior Fellow Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
University of Pennsylvania

Mike is Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He is Division Chief of Critical Care and Medical Director for the TeleICU Penn e-LERT. Mike undertook his undergraduate medical training in the UK and Postgraduate training in the UK and Australia. He trained in internal medicine before doing anesthesiology and critical care medicine and holds Fellowships of the Royal College of Physician’s, Royal College of Anaesthetists and Faculty for Intensive Care Medicine.

He was one of the first clinicians to develop Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) in 2001 which has had enormous impact on surgical outcomes and now a standard of care. He was appointed a National Clinical Advisor in Enhanced Recovery in the UK for NHS Improvement in 2012. He was on the Editorial Board for UK and European Resuscitation Council contributing to the Advanced Life Support, Immediate Life Support and Pediatric Life Support Manuals, Since moving to the USA in 2016 he has also contributed to the AHRQ ERAS guidelines for the American College of Surgeons. Mike has a keen research interest in surgical outcomes research and has been investigator / Chief Investigator for multiple studies in analgesia, haemodynamic monitoring, fluid therapy and the stress response for surgery within an ERAS Protocol. He has supervised many PhDs / MScs. Mike is co-author for some of the ERAS Society Consensus Guidelines, Chair of the ERAS Education Committee and is President of the ERAS USA Chapter.

Mike has lectured extensively around the world and has published clinical trials, editorials and review papers. He was a member of the WHO Education Committee and Member and author of the World Health Organisation LIFEBOX Project Pulse Oximetry Manual and algorithms.

His research interests span across the whole of the perioperative care pathway. Current projects include creating Dashboards to improve data integration in the Electronic Health Record and integrating live physiological waveforms to individualize treatment for patients.