Posts Tagged ‘fall prevention’

Infographic: Fall Prevention Plan Implementation

January 13th, 2020 by Melanie Matthews

Accidental falls in a hospital or healthcare setting are
extremely dangerous for patients and detrimental to the healthcare institution, according to a new infographic by EBSCO Industries, Inc.

The infographic provides a competency checklist for nurses to ensure they are checking all the boxes when it comes to fall prevention plan implementation.

2019 Healthcare Benchmarks: Reducing Avoidable Healthcare UtilizationMedicaid expansion programs, newly covered individuals under healthcare insurance exchanges, the rise of big data, and shifts in healthcare delivery models have influenced emergency department and hospital utilization.

2019 Healthcare Benchmarks: Reducing Avoidable Healthcare Utilization is a comprehensive analysis by the Healthcare Intelligence Network of how healthcare organizations define and address avoidable healthcare utilization. The report captures key actionable metrics on reducing avoidable healthcare utilization initiatives, challenges, case studies and innovative programming.

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Infographic: Top 5 Causes of Falls

October 1st, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

With consensus widespread that much of ER use is avoidable and preventable, many healthcare organizations are working to staunch the flow and expense of avoidable use.

Still, every 15 seconds a senior citizen is sent to the ER for a fall-related injury in the United States, according to a new infographic from BrightStar. This infographic presents the top five causes of falls with accompanying solutions and fall statistics.

Top 5 Causes of Falls

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