Alarm Management

How Alarm Management Differs from Alarm Surveillance
May 19, 2020

How Alarm Management Differs from Alarm Surveillance

by Sarah Williams

While both alarm management and alarm surveillance prioritize patient safety, they differ. Understanding these distinctions is key to reducing fatigue and improving clinical outcomes.

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patient safety
April 23, 2019

What Clinicians Can Learn From Commercial Aviation

by Mary Jahrsdoerfer, Ph.D., R.N.

How was the aviation industry able to achieve such an incredible safety record, while the healthcare industry struggles to reduce an unacceptable number of preventable injuries and deaths?

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Finding Balance for Nurses
November 28, 2018

Technology, Workflow and Outcomes: Finding Balance for Nurses

by Jessica Lake, BSN, BS, RN

For many nurses, increased medical technology is just another barrier to human-centered, outcomes-based care. There is a better way—and it’s up to nurses to forge that path.

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Alarm Management
October 29, 2018

Technology Hazards and Alarm Management

by John Zaleski, Ph.D., CAP, CPHIMS

Customization of alarm signal settings to individual patient needs is a step in the right direction for identifying patients who are trending towards adverse events.

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