Procurement Trends: Telesitting - August, 2017

August 1, 2017 | Procurement Trends

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Falls are a serious risk for hospitalized patients and are a leading cause of hospital-acquired injuries. Telesitting systems (or remote monitoring) involves the use of video cameras and two-way communication systems to monitor patients. They are intended to improve patient safety and decrease healthcare costs related to injuries that result from falls, as well as the need for healthcare facilities to hire patient observers (also referred to as patient sitters) or to use nursing staff as patient sitters. Our PricePaid database indicates that SELECT member interest (total number of...

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