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How to Better Monitor Respiratory Rate, ‘the Most Neglected Vital Sign’

How to Better Monitor Respiratory Rate, ‘the Most Neglected Vital Sign’

Particularly in post-acute settings, patient monitoring is crucial to preventing adverse events and rehospitalizations. And among the widely acknowledged five most important patient vital signs — body temperature, heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate, and SpO2 — researchers agree that...

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Improving Post Acute Care Coordination with Contact-Free Continuous Monitoring

Improve Post Acute Care Coordination with Contact-Free Continuous Monitoring

Contact-free continuous monitoring (CFCM) holds a significant amount of untapped potential for post-acute care centers and skilled nursing facilities: In a new white paper, research firm Frost & Sullivan calculates that the average U.S. post-acute care facility “could expect to see revenue increase...

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Factors Driving Hospital Referrals to Post-Acute Care Networks

How Post-Acute Care Networks Can Retain (and Increase) Hospital Referrals with Contact-Free Continuous Monitoring

Hospital referrals are essential to the post-acute business model, and becoming more so. As the industry continues to evolve towards value-based care and bundled payments, hospitals “are being pushed to assume greater risk for care episodes [that] can extend well beyond the acute care discharge”...

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How Continuous Monitoring Helps Improve Clinical Documentation & Education in Post-Acute Settings

The post-acute care market is more competitive than ever, with more and more facilities finding themselves pressed to not only increase their level and quality of patient care, but also their operational efficiencies and relationships with referring hospitals.

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4 Ways Continuous Monitoring Technology Can Help Improve Nurse Job Satisfaction

How Contact-Free Continuous Monitoring Can Help Post-Acute & Skilled Nursing Facilities Reduce Alarm Fatigue and Improve the Nursing Work Environment For post-acute care and skilled nursing facilities looking to stay competitive in an industry with an ever-growing number of players and increasingly...

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Evidence-Based Model of Outcomes for Contact-Free Continuous Monitoring

Using an evidence-based model of healthcare delivery, the authors of a recent white paper argue that the typical American post-acute facility could experience double-digit increases in revenue and net profit growth by implementing contact-free continuous monitoring (CFCM) in just a portion of its...

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Post-Acute Nursing Shortages? Technology May be Your Best Solution

Though predictions as to its severity fluctuate, America’s nursing shortage remains an ongoing concern for many healthcare facilities - and particularly among post-acute care centers and skilled nursing facilities, where market competition is intense and labor costs more acutely felt.

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Readmissions Have a Significant Negative Financial Impact on Post-Acute Facilities

How Post-Acute Care and SNFs Can Reduce Hospital Readmissions with Contact-Free Continuous Monitoring

If you manage a post-acute center or a skilled nursing facility, you know only too well that a high rate of hospital readmissions means lost revenue, for a number of reasons:

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A ROI Model for Post-Acute and Contact-Free Continuous Monitoring

A ROI Model for Post-Acute and Contact-Free Continuous Monitoring

In addition to documented success improving patient care and outcomes, the financial advantages of implementing contact-free continuous monitoring (CFCM) are numerous.

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What Is Contact-Free Continuous Monitoring (CFCM)?

Contact-free continuous monitoring is quickly becoming the standard in post-acute care, and it’s not difficult to see why. As the authors of a new white paper from Frost & Sullivan point out, the technology offers facilities a real opportunity to not only improve outcomes and patient satisfaction,...

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