This study evaluated the effects of a program converting to Hill-Rom® bed systems on the incidence of adverse events. Overall, the incidence of adverse events was reduced by the following percentages: pressure ulcers (19%), VAP (91.9%), and falls (27.7%).
Care Settings: All Care Settings
Clinical Focus: Pressure Ulcer Management
Content Type: Whitepapers
Reference: Saint Thomas Health Services (STHS): Clinical Outcomes; People, Process and Technology - Combining the Best of Each to Improve Clinical and Financial Outcomes. Hill-Rom Whitepaper. 2010.