Mount Sinai Hospital Improves Patient Outcomes with Electronic Documentation

10 February 2014

Two of the most common, yet preventable hospital-acquired conditions are falls and pressure ulcers. Leaders at Mount Sinai Hospital recognised the need to easily identify patients at risk for these conditions so clinicians could quickly intervene.

Using PowerChart®, nurses can capture real-time patient-specific data that is then sent to a unit-based electronic whiteboard for all clinicians to see. Since implementation, MSH as shown sustained improvement with rates of falls and pressure ulcers.

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