Approximately 3% of all hospitalized patients will experience a fall.2
Patient Falls Can Be Prevented
Continuous monitoring has helped reduce patient falls by 47%.1
An estimated 30% of these falls result in serious injury.3
Approximately 1,800 residents die each year as a result of skilled nursing facility falls within the US.4
EarlySense's contact-free sensor monitors level of motion, enabling nurses and caregivers to be at the bedside before the patient has exited the bed.
"The Fastest Way"
Detection of earliest movements gives nurses and caregivers "the fastest way" to the patient's side, at any given time.
6 levels of bed exit sensitivity give ~2 minutes of extra notice.
Recognizes each person's unique cardiac and respiratory cycles and movements.
Response Time Reporting
Shorter response times are directly correlated with a lower number of falls.
The number of patient falls have been reduced by 47%. 1
Why contact-free monitoring is showing itself to be the best way to achieve patient fall prevention strategies.
Don't Let Falls Harm Your Patients or Affect your Bottom Line.
1 ZJ Palace, G. Mendelson, MF Thaler, A. Margel. “The Effect of a Continuous Patient Monitoring System on Reducing Falls and Hospitalization in Skilled Nursing Facilities.”
2 Pearson, K.B. & Coburn, A.F. Evidence-based Falls Prevention in Critical Access Hospitals. 2010.
3 Brown, HV & Zimlichman, E, Improved Outcomes and Reduced Costs with Contact-Free Continuous Patient Monitoring on a Medical-Surgical Hospital Unit. 2010
4 Falls in Nursing Homes, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention. 2012.