IMPROVED PATIENT SAFETY CASE STUDIES
Genesis Health System
Genesis Health System found that integrating Vocera hands-free wireless communication with Cerner has allowed healthcare professionals to tap the full potential of their clinical systems, with results ranging from faster stat order responses to shorter hospital stays for patients.
Franklin Woods Community Hospital
When Mountain State Health Alliance designed a new community hospital it set goals to focus on patient safety, patient-centeredness and effective communication. The Vocera Communications System was selected to assist staff in meeting MSHA's patient centered care goals at the new Franklin Woods Community Hospital.
DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital
By using Vocera to streamline the communication process flow between not only nurses and physicians, but also patients, Huron Valley-Sinai has been able to eliminate most of its overhead pages. One direct effect has been to create a quieter environment, which is conducive to healing. According to standardized HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) surveys, inpatient perceptions of the quietness of Huron Valley-Sinai’s hospital environment has improved 20% since overhead paging was reduced.
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)
Patients who fall while in the hospital represent a serious health and economic problem. Fall rates in acute care settings are estimated at between approximately 2 to 18 falls per 1,000 patient days, with up to 44% resulting in some degree of injury. Learn how University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Medical Center leveraged Vocera for fall prevention and other key processes.
Central Maine Medical Center
Central Maine Medical Center uses Vocera to boost its operating room efficiency and make every minute count.
Toronto East General Hospital
Toronto East General Hospital deploys Vocera as part of a pro-active workplace safety initiative. Vocera is integrated into the hospitalís security procedures to keep staff and security in touch, including silent alarms and discrete monitoring through the Vocera Communication Badge.
Northern Westchester Hospital
Northern Westchester Hospital is a state-of-the-art, award-winning community hospital located in Mount Kisco, New York, less than an hour's drive from Manhattan. Learn how they designed a process integrating Vocera technology with the hospital’s nurse call system. The result, after a carefully planned and executed implementation, was a dramatic improvement in HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Survey) Responsiveness scores.