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Clinicians at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Present New Data Showing Masimo Rainbow SET(R) Oximetry and Patient SafetyNet(TM) Improves Patient Outcomes and Reduces the Cost of Care
Date:1/20/2009

ateral or multiple major joint prosthesis operations of the lower extremity who did not deteriorate to the point of rescue was 60% less ($19,987) than the cost of care for patients who did ($49,602). Additionally, the length of stay for non-rescued patients was 68% shorter than that of rescued patients (3.9 days versus 12.3 days). For major joint replacement operations of the lower extremity, the length of stay for patients who did not require a rescue call was 38% shorter (3.6 days versus 5.8 days), which resulted in a 31% decrease in their cost of care ($13,648 versus $19,765).

George T. Blike, M.D., Medical Director of Patient Safety at DHMC, stated; "The data tracked in this 12-month study demonstrates that routine patient monitoring on the general care floor using Masimo Rainbow SET and the Patient SafetyNet system, with its ability to measure oxygen saturation continuously and directly page a nurse when problems are identified, was associated with statistically significant reductions in the need for urgent and emergent interventions. Initial analysis shows we reduced the need for ICU transfers and, we believe, the cost of care through early detection and intervention of physiologic abnormalities. These results are such that we have expanded implementation of the system to two additional post-surgical units."

The Masimo Patient SafetyNet system combines the "gold standard" Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion performance of Masimo Rainbow SET Pulse CO-Oximetry technology with wireless clinician alerts via pager to help provide a new level of safety to patients on general care floors, where nurse-to-patient ratios preclude the level of direct surveillance required and recommended to preempt adverse events. When physiologic parameters deteriorate, Masimo Patient SafetyNet system provides accurate, actionable alarm notification directly to a qualified clinician--enabling immediate and early intervention.

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