Nurse Rosie Products has debuted the Rosie 4, part of its Vital Signs Equipment line.
MobileHelp has launched its MobileVitals™ telehealth platform.
Intel-GE Care Innovations and iHealth Lab Inc. have announced plans to integrate iHealth vital sign monitoring products into the Care Innovations™ Connect Platform for remote care management.
RosieConnect LLC announced its integration with PointClickCare last week, allowing providers to deliver resident vital signs and weights directly into the PCC EHR platform.
As caregivers, we've long known that we need to monitor three key factors -- blood sugar, blood pressure, and weight -- as these are major indicators of a patient's overall health. Yet collecting vitals can be time and labor-intensive within the long-term care environment.
Q: You've been at the National Quality Forum since July, bringing deep experience in geriatric medicine to the work of creating and reviewing quality measures. What measures do you see on the horizon for long-term care?
As the director of nursing at the 120-bed Camelot Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation center in Granite Falls, NC, Sarah B. Eckard is happy to be able to pull real-time data, thanks to Nurse Rosie's Vital Signs Monitoring. It began using the system in January of this year.
Nurses and other healthcare workers could soon be able to check patients' vital signs with smartphones and tablet PCs.