Inpatient Critical Care Solutions

NorCal Medical Services (NMS) consist of board certified Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine physicians. NMS has a documented track record of developing clinical programs which are value based, measurable, cost effective and result in high patient satisfaction. NMS believes in improving patient outcomes, better financial results for the health care systems and superior quality of life for the physician.


NMS ICU Program Management

  • Board Certified Critical Care Intensivist
  • 24/7 ICU onsite as well as Tele-ICU coverage
  • Smooth transition of patient care between intensivist shifts with continuity of care and care continuum concept in mind
  • NMS value based Physician compensation incentives aligns with the healthcare systems quality metrics
  • NMS provides the appropriate financial analysis and assistance for the hospital to reduce costs in the ICU
  • Monthly review of ICU quality metrics (Quality Metrics dashboard) which includes:
  • ICU bed days (Length of stay)
  • ICU ventilator days
  • Glycemic control
  • Sepsis mortality, bundle management, and protocol
  • Antibiotic stewardship
  • DVT and GI prophylaxis
  • Ventilator weaning and ventilator associated pneumonia prevention protocols
  • ICU early mobility
  • Patient and family satisfaction metrics

Risk Management

Patient safety and risk management is very important in the ICU. NMS actively involves in mitigating the ICU risks for the patient, physician and hospitals. NMS has developed various initiatives including:

  • Computer based disease specific power plans
  • Evidence based ICU protocols and practices
  • Best practices benchmarking
  • Institute for healthcare improvement (IHI) and Leapfrog Group patient safety and quality metrics alignment

Contact a Critical Care Expert Today

Contact a Norcal Critical Care Expert today at 1-866-377-6260.