Leveraging technology to transform patient care

Emerging technology is enabling patients to be more fully engaged in their care. At the same time, the rapid emergence of these solutions is impacting nursing professional practice, workflows, and care delivery models across the continuum. Faced with a sustained and continued technology explosion, nurse executives are uniquely positioned to lead care transformation that leverages

Two VA Medical Centers reduce falls with GetWell Inpatient, driving Veteran engagement

Reducing the risk and incidence of falls through Veteran engagement

One of the principal reasons patients fall is because they are unaware of their risk. As part of hospital safety efforts, some VAMCs are using GetWellNetwork to educate Veterans on their risk and are seeing up to double-digit declines in the number of falls and falls with injury.