Bernoulli to Host Focus Group at CHIME16 Fall CIO Forum

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MILFORD, CT—November 1, 2016 – Analysts have stressed the importance of hospitals providing the right information, at the right time, in the right format and to the right audience to enable value-based care. Achieving real-time healthcare will require new IT capabilities, organizational adaptation and clinician acceptance of new tools.

At the CHIME16 Fall CIO Forum in Phoenix, AZ, Nov. 1-4, Bernoulli, the leader in vendor-neutral, real-time device connectivity, clinical surveillance monitoring and advanced alarm management will host a focus group session on the opportunities and challenges of enabling real-time healthcare to improve clinical outcomes, reduce care costs and increase patient satisfaction.

“The development of mobile workflows, adoption of predictive analytics, and technology acceptance by the medical staff are examples of the challenges and opportunities health IT leaders will face,” said Bernoulli CEO Janet Dillione. “This unique setting allows us to engage with IT leaders on the frontlines, hear how they are approaching and adapting to healthcare’s rapidly changing landscape, and learn the real costs and considerations they face in finding a solution to their hospital’s unique challenges.”

The forum brings together a select group of hospital CIOs to explore answers to complicated questions, such as how real-time healthcare fits with existing health IT strategies and priorities, and what will it take to be successful.

Bernoulli will review relevant learnings from a recent pilot of continuous monitoring, as well as data from an IRB study of smart alarms for patients receiving opioids. The focus group will also explore best practices in user experience maximization, impact of these applications to drive clinical improvements and patient-centered care, and ways to leverage these trends to drive efficiency in clinical workflow.

The CHIME CIO Forum brings together health IT executives and chief information officers, is hosted by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).

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ECRI Institute Evaluation of Ancillary Alarm Notification Systems Report

“Is your hospital or health system considering technology to help address The Joint Commission’s National Patient Safety Goal to reduce the risk of harm associated with clinical alarm systems?  The independent, well-respected ECRI Institute recently published an evaluation of Ancillary Alarm Notification Systems, including Bernoulli One™.  ECRI subscribers can access the report on the Health Devices website.”

Janet Dillione one of the 17 female health IT company CEOs to know

In Becker’s Hospital Review Janet Dillione, CEO of Bernoulli, is mentioned as one of the 17 female health IT company CEOs to know.  Ms. Dillione has more than 25 years of leadership in healthcare technology and services and is recognized for her role in transforming the healthcare industry through technologies designed to enhance efficiency, quality and access of care.

Among her many accomplishments, she was named as one of the “Top 25 Women in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare magazine,  served as CEO of Siemens Health Services, overseeing 5,500 employees , and is a member of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), as well as, a frequent speaker at industry forums, meetings and conferences.

Ms. Dillione passionately supports efforts to improve the quality and safety of healthcare delivery and technology’s role, putting Bernoulli front and center in its focus on ensuring critical alarms are addressed by the appropriate caregiver in the most timely fashion.

Bernoulli’s release of the industry’s most advanced surveillance and alerting technology, Bernoulli One™, incorporates an integrated, end-to-end solution for device integration, alarm management, clinical surveillance and Virtual ICU allowing for hospitals to continue maintaining the highest degree of safety while actually reducing the noise and eliminating false and or non-actionable alarms.

Bernoulli Concludes Successful AAMI Foundation Patient Safety Event

Bernoulli client—the Hospital for Special Care—delivered presentation on ventilator alarm management

AAMI Foundation Patient Safety Event

AAMIRepresentatives from Bernoulli and its client, the Hospital for Special Care (HSC), joined 100+ attendees and 18 leading healthcare organizations at the AAMI Foundation’s regional meeting in Chicago. The two-day conference featured presentations on continuous monitoring of patients receiving opioids, alarm management and improvements to infusion therapy safety.

Connie Dills, MBA, RRT, RPFT, Respiratory Practice Manager at HSC, a Connecticut-based long-term acute-care (LTAC) hospital, delivered an insightful presentation detailing the success the hospital has had using the Bernoulli One™ platform to reduce and manage alarms on more than 100 ventilators in their facility. Results cited in Ms. Dills presentation included:

  • An 80% reduction in ventilator alarms that require clinical action
  • Enhanced ventilator alarm response time
  • No serious ventilator-related safety events in more than 13 years

A detailed case study of HSC’s successes with Bernoulli One™ can be found here.

“Alarm management and continuous monitoring for patients on opioids are two of the top patient safety priorities in healthcare today,” said Janet Dillione, CEO of Bernoulli. “Bernoulli OneTM supports hospitals and health systems in their efforts to achieve full compliance with the Joint Commission’s National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) on clinical alarm safety and also enables continuous, real-time surveillance of patients connected to virtually any medical device. Our partnership with the AAMI Foundation allow us to engage with thought leaders on the frontlines as well as other industry partners to address these challenges.”

Other healthcare organizations that presented included Roper St. Francis Health System, St. Mary’s Health System, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Evergreen Health, Johns Hopkins Hospital, University of Maryland Medical Center, Jefferson University Hospitals, Winchester, NCH Healthcare System, Hallmark Health, Western Maryland Health System, Allina Health, and Lancaster General Health. Bernoulli is a sponsoring partner of the AAMI Foundation’s Coalition for Alarm Management Safety and Coalition to Promote Continuous Monitoring for Patients on Opioids.