Four West Coast VA Medical Centers within the same VISN reduce in-hospital fall rates, realize savings of $5.8M+ using Get Well

The Results


In cost savings realized across the four facilities over a 12-month period


With an attribution model = 25%, Get Well helped save these facilities over $1.4M in one year


Overall in-hospital fall rates declined by 33% in the group of VA Medical Centers


Get Well helped prevent 93 total projected in-hospital falls over 12 months


  • Reduce in-hospital fall rates
  • Prevent the occurrence of future falls
  • Realize cost-savings through falls reduction using industry average pricing models *cost per fall $62,521

The Solution

  • Leverage Get Well technology to increase patient awareness about how to prevent falls while in the hospital
  • Implement clinical prompts, fall education, and fall pathways through mandatory patient education tasks
  • Monitor number of educational videos watched against number of falls recorded in the hospital to evaluate effectiveness

“We know that a huge part of this success was due to our Nursing teams’ hard work and commitment to fall prevention. We also appreciate the engagement from our facility’s Get Well Steering Committee for helping review their units’ content on a quarterly basis and update it with best practice interventions.

-West Coast VA client