Insights into the ongoing issue of alarm fatigue
Are You Doing as Much as You Can?
In a recent study of more than 1,200 clinicians, 87 percent say that alarms for non-actionable, irrelevant issues “occur frequently,” a jump of more than 10 percent in five years. The problem will only keep growing as monitoring devices proliferate.
Left unaddressed, alarm fatigue decreases patient safety as well as increases provider burnout. Take the time to ensure your solution addresses all pain points and encompasses people, processes, and technology.
Here’s a few steps the ebook will cover to help you get started:
- Include all who have a stake in this issue
- Conduct an alarm assessment on each unit
- Clean and monitor equipment
- Tailor alerts to patient characteristics
Get insights on the latest alarm surveillance technology and learn the steps to a successful alarm management improvement process.