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IT Management

Continuous Monitoring Saves $15 billion?

2016 10 Aug

Tools that provide continuous monitoring have the potential to save hospitals $20,000 per bed annually, a report says. Researchers from Harvard have projected that contact-free continuous monitoring platforms have the potential to save the healthcare industry as much as $15 billion per annum. According to a new peer-reviewed paper published in Critical... Read more

Executive Health Management

Hospital Model Predicts Mortality

2015 20 Jun

According to a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, a new tool can help clinicians assess hospital patients' risk of death within a year of admission. The study was led by Carl van Walraven, a researcher at the Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa, Ontario. He analysed eight years of data for patients that were admitted... Read more