iAwards - Ed Meyercord, Critical Alert Systems - WLSA Convergence Summit 2014

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Ed Meyercord is the Co-Founder, Director, and Chief Executive Officer of Critical Alert Systems. He presented at the iAwards at WLSA's Convergence Summit.

Ed Meyercord is the Co-Founder, Director, and Chief Executive Officer of Critical Alert Systems. He presented at the iAwards at WLSA's Convergence Summit.

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  • 1. WLSA CONVERGENCE SUMMIT #CSUMMIT14 Ed Meyercord Co-Founder, Director & CEO Critical Alert Systems
  • 2. WLSA CONVERGENCE SUMMIT #CSUMMIT14 I’ll just get up and go by myself. I have to go to the bathroom. I pushed the call button 5 minutes ago! The I.V. machine has been beeping for 10 minutes! I hope my doctor is aware of my allergies with all the pills they are giving me. Its cold in here! Who was that person who just came into my room? The TV remote is not working! Patient Perspective
  • 3. WLSA CONVERGENCE SUMMIT #CSUMMIT14 I hope he doesn’t get out of bed again. Does Mr. Smith really have to go to the bathroom again? This is the tenth message I’ve received in the past 5 minutes! Oops… I forgot to press the rounding button again! Ms. Jones keeps hitting the call button by mistake! I need an aid to change the I.V. bag in Room 305. What happed to all of our wheelchairs? Caregiver Perspective
  • 4. WLSA CONVERGENCE SUMMIT #CSUMMIT14 Evolution of Nurse Call • Closed systems • Limited triage capabilities • Expensive Lights & AlarmsPatient Request Nurse Response • Requires 3rd party integrators • Alarm fatigue • Inability to capture data Issues with Legacy “Hardware” Solutions Providers
  • 5. WLSA CONVERGENCE SUMMIT #CSUMMIT14 ! On Call Infrared Locating Dashboards Bed Alarms Rounding Centralized Paging Smartphones Pumps Code Blue Nurse Call Innovation Alarm Triage Nurse CallBed Status Code Pink Assignments Reporting TV Integration
  • 6. WLSA CONVERGENCE SUMMIT #CSUMMIT14 Patient • Quick response • Faster fulfillment • Quieter rooms • Staff attentiveness • More information • Better Experience Caregiver • Reduced requests • Fewer alarms • Greater efficiencies • Hands-free • Enhanced safety • End-to-end tracking Right Message Right Caregiver Right Time… Benefits Economic • 4-in-1 • Capital savings = $1,000 per bed • Operating savings = $100’s per bed • Reduced labor • Higher HCAHPS
  • 7. WLSA CONVERGENCE SUMMIT #CSUMMIT14 Over 200 Hospitals… and Growing!