The Battle Against Cross-contamination & False Alarms
Targeting a hidden risk factor in patient rooms
Pete Mallow, PhD
Director of Health Economics and Clinical Outcomes Research, Xavier University
Advisor, Cardinal Health
Marilyn Welling, MSN, RN
Nurse Manager Bay Area Hospital
In this webinar, Xavier University’s Director of Health Economics and Clinical Outcomes Research discusses the economic impact of single-use cable and lead wire systems in the hospital’s complex patient management setting. Hear one clinician’s experience, in her own words, as to how she implemented change for patient safety and staff satisfaction.
What you'll learn:
Describe the clinical and economic burden of false alarms and hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) in the hospital setting
Discuss the role of single-use ECG lead wires in the reduction of cross-contamination, HAIs, and false alarms
Hear one clinician’s experience as to how she made the change from reusable to single-use lead wires in her facility
Summarize an effective strategy to implement single-use ECG cable and lead wire systems that may help reduce false alarms and HAIs in a hospital setting
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