November 16, 2022
ViSi Mobile: Wearable Medical Alert Device with Fall Detection
Emergencies can occur unexpectedly and without warning. As a result, fall detection technology is a vital, life-saving component in medical alert systems. If you are unable to hit the help button following a fall or during a medical emergency, the automated fall detection feature of a medical alert system can provide you with the assurance that you will still receive the assistance that you require.
November 15, 2022
Vital Signs: How Often is Too Often?
Monitoring vital signs in the hospital is an essential aspect of providing basic patient care, but how often and what other technological systems (electronic medical record for documentation and staff phones for notification) should be integrated, is a question of patient safety.
November 14, 2022
Low Nurse Staffing Levels Can Lead To Missed Vital Signs and Hospital Mortality
Vital signs monitoring is an important component in assessing a patient's progress during their hospitalization. However, when nurse staffing levels are low, vital signs monitoring may be missed potentially leading to poor patient outcomes, transfers to higher levels of care, and even death.
October 27, 2022
Here's All You Need to Know About Patient Monitoring Device
Consistent advancements and breakthroughs in sensor and connection technology have transformed techniques of monitoring patient well-being in medical facilities. There are numerous devices that monitor vital signs; how do patient monitoring devices differ from one another? Here’s All you need to know about Patient Monitoring Devices.
October 24, 2022
Human Dependent ECG vs Algorithm Mobile Telemetry?
Healthcare is an area where machine learning techniques can be applied to ensure the development of new medical treatments. Continuous monitoring of cardiac function has become an essential part of the diagnosis and management of diseases, and with technology at its core, it is easy to make AI human. This article weighs the accuracy of humans and machines in detecting and correcting vital sign monitoring errors.
October 21, 2022
Using Continuous Vital Signs Monitoring in General Wards
Continuous vital sign monitoring devices could be a useful tool for detecting clinical deterioration earlier, allowing clinicians to intervene earlier, especially since subtle changes in vital signs are often present 8 to 24 hours before a life-threatening event such as ICU admission, cardiac arrest, or death. But how effective are they in alarming health providers about the patient's status?
October 19, 2022
Continuous Blood Pressure Monitoring in Post-Operative Hypotension
Postoperative hypotension is prevalent (affecting one-third of all patients) and is linked to poor clinical outcomes. Using continuous blood pressure monitoring systems to detect hypotension earlier may help guide treatments to enhance clinical outcomes.
September 26, 2022
Reducing the Number of Non-Actionable Alarms with the ViSi Mobile
One major concern is having a high frequency of alarms, causing desensitization and alarm fatigue for the bedside staff. One approach to address this concern is to reduce the number of alarms that self-resolve without any nursing intervention, otherwise known as non-actionable alarms.
September 19, 2022
Choosing The Best Vital Signs Monitor For Your Practice Needs
When it comes to monitoring your health, there's no need to sacrifice quality or features. Early recognition and detection of patient deterioration allows doctors to perform prompt and effective interventions with continuous surveillance monitoring of critical vital signs. Here's what you need to consider before deciding to buy a vital signs monitor model.