They collaborated with Proventix, a technology company that had recently developed a method of monitoring hand hygiene compliance. ... Based on the results, Princeton Baptist expanded the technology from the post-surgical unit to other parts of the
The latest issue of ACP Hospitalist is now available. This month's main story describes how communication strategies, interpreters, and technology can facilitate clear communication between hospitalists and deaf and
Its goal was to have specialists use telecommunication technology to train primary care clinicians in effective hepatitis C treatment, allowing them to manage the condition in communities where access to specialists ... We live in a pretty exciting time
The results suggest that rigorous quality improvement initiatives can use nudges and technology to influence physician and nurse behavior to improve inpatient sleep, an accompanying editorial noted.
Lin said. Things you shouldn't do in front of patients include complaining about technology, he added. ... Cloud-based technology is not yet considered mature for the healthcare vertical, said Dr.
In the study, researchers spent several years observing barcode technology in five hospitals and analyzing medication scans. ... technology. Radiofrequency identification devices (RFIDs) may cause critical care equipment to malfunction and may lead to
6.8%). This translated to a 41.4% relative reduction in medication errors with bar code technology (P < 0.001). ... However, they concluded that bar code technology within a medication administration system reduces errors and improves patient safety.
it regardless … This is good technology, but it may not be for everybody,” he said. ... But it doesn't take the latest in technology to give inpatients access to their records.
The new statement adds information about improvements in pump technology, including the first pump with a system to suspend insulin therapy if a low-glucose reading is noted and a disposable ... is motivated, willing, and able to use the technology
Another strength of the study was that the program incorporated readily available, reasonably priced, low-technology exercise equipment that could be used in virtually any hospital, the commentary noted, calling for