In new PSQH paper, Bernoulli explores active monitoring of patients at risk for respiratory depression

Bernoulli Chief Nursing Officer Jeanne Venella, DNP, MS, RN, CEN, CPEN, and Chief Analytics Officer John Zaleski, PhD, CAP, CPHIMS, have published a new paper in PSQH on the unique challenges of—and innovative strategies for—alarm management and real-time data delivery in the care and management of patients at risk for respiratory depression.

The authors’ write, “The challenges associated with reducing respiratory events are significant and many, including the financial implications of adding costly monitoring devices and full-time, direct-care staff. Further, improvements to monitoring are clearly necessary.”

Venella and Zaleski explore potential technological, workflow and business solutions to this emerging patient safety issue. Read the article here.

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