Integrated Solutions Make a World of Difference
According to The Joint Commission, there are tens of thousands of alarm signals throughout a hospital per day and of those 85-99% don’t require clinical intervention. If hospitals don’t resolve their alarm issues nurses will continue to be desensitized to alarm-related signals and patients will suffer the consequences.
Extension Engage serves as a single source for alarm distribution by proactively coordinating alarms AND alerts (ex. nurse call and lab alerts) from numerous sources. This workflow eliminates notification conflicts and ensures communications are routed to personnel based on bed/patient assignments, a clinician’s proximity, licensure, or specialized skill set.
To fully understand the scope of medical device alarm issues and the advantages of medical device integration (with other clinical systems) view/read these important sections: