Alarms Deadline Passes, Hospitals Working Toward Compliance

January 13, 2016 | Risk Management News

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​Hospitals are still implementing strategies to reduce unnecessary alarms and alarm fatigue, according to coverage in the Wall Street Journal. The article cites research indicating that nearly 90% of alarms are either false or do not require action. This leads to alarm fatigue, in which staff are desensitized to any alarm because they constantly sound.

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