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Two Benefits of Regular Nurse Rounding

Timely nurse rounding is considered a best practice to meet patient needs and prioritize patient safety. Regular rounding creates a line of communication between the patient and provider and ensures positive outcomes. Many hospitals have a policy tha...

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Healthcare Business and Technology: Using Internet of Things Data to Reduce Fall Risk

Keeping patients safe by preventing falls is a persistent challenge. It’s estimated that between 700,000 to 1 million hospitalized patients fall each year. More than one third of these falls cause injuries. Falls also lead to hospita...

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4 Ways Hospitals Can Prevent Patient Falls

Patient falls are expensive, time-consuming and injurious. According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, approximately 700,000 to 1 million hospitalized patients — about 3% of all hospitalized Americans — fall each year. More than ...

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