What Is the Patient Safety Monitor Suite?

The Patient Safety Monitor Suite alerts a health provider’s patient safety organization (PSO) of potential harm, based on pre-defined or client defined clinical trigger events and rules. It also provides drill down analysis of the root cause and documentation of the analysis and root cause. Unlike a patient record system or EMR, this documentation is stored in a protected area governed by the clients’ PSO, to be used for process and quality improvement purposes only and is not available for discovery in legal cases.

The Patient Safety Monitor Suite is a collection of automated patient safety tools that improves patient outcomes and lowers cost. The suite flows from surveillance of events to documentation of pressure injury assessment findings and finally to aggregation of patient safety findings.

Offerings Within the Patient Safety Suite:

  • Patient Safety Monitor™ – Prevent patient safety events from happening with proactive trigger-based analytics that alert you when all-cause harm conditions are present

Services Within the Patient Safety Suite:

Patient Safety Monitor Suite Benefits and Features

Improve patient outcomes and lower costs.

Reporting of timely, safety analytics is accessible within the clinical workflow at the time and point of care, enabling proactive harm prevention.

Free clinicians and infection preventionists to focus on patient care.

Automated data extraction and reporting lifts the burden of manual data searching, aggregation, and reporting.

Automate data collection and reporting.

Lifts the burden of manual data collection, data entry, and reporting, resulting in in-time educational opportunities with staff.

Gain an understanding of performance at-a-glance.

Easily filter data to drill down to different levels for further insight on improvement opportunities.

Patient Safety Monitor Suite Use Case

A quality officer using the Patient Safety Monitor Suite observes a clinically confirmed rising rate of nursing-sensitive harm events (falls, pressure injuries). He discusses the trend with nursing leaders and unit medical directors, and the group hypothesizes that recent reductions to nurse staffing (nurse:patient ratios) in some care units may be related. Root-cause analysis supports this hypothesis.