Cheryl Hiddleson MSN, RN, CENP, CCRN-E
Director, eICU Center
Cheryl is the Director of the Emory eICU Center. She has been a registered nurse in Georgia for 34 years. She practiced at the bedside for 20 years with a primary focus on critical care. She also has a background in patient logistics and flow management. She is a member of The Society of Critical Care Medicine, The American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Georgia Nurses Association, American Telemedicine Association, American Organization of Nurse Executives and the Georgia Association of Nurse Leaders. She is also an active a member of Sigma Theta Tau International and a member of the Tele ICU steering committee for SCCM.
Cheryl was directly responsible for the development of the Emory eICU Center and continues to have clinical and operational oversight of the program. Over the last 5 years she has also become involved in research and development of various remote monitoring and predictive analytic applications focused on reducing serious complications for critical care patients.
In the last 2 years she has also developed a first of its kind remote satellite location for the Emory eICU Center in Perth Australia. Emory intensivists and nurses are relocated there to allow them to provide care to cover Emory patients in Georgia at night during the day time hours in Australia. She is committed to advancing innovative care delivery methods related to tele-ICU and telehealth nationally and internationally, to promote quality care for all patients regardless of location or local resources.