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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Evaluation Findings Demonstrate Masimo Patient SafetyNet(TM) Delivers Improvements in Clinical Outcomes and Patient Safety on General Care Floors
Date:5/28/2008

showed an 80 percent decrease in distress codes and rescue activations and a 50 percent decrease in ICU transfers for Masimo Patient SafetyNet system-monitored patients in a 36-bed post-surgical unit. In addition, data gathered during the three-month evaluation, covering 2,587 total patient days, showed that the Masimo Patient SafetyNet system supported the early identification of patients with sedation or analgesia-induced respiratory depression, cardiac anomalies identified by high and low pulse rate, poor heart rate control, acute bradycardia needing atropine, new onset A-fib, unrecognized obstructive patterns of respiration like sleep apnea, and pulmonary complications such as fat emboli syndrome, pulmonary embolus and edema.

"The bottom line is that the earlier patient distress is discovered and intervention is initiated, the better the recovery will be -- enabling patients to get better faster and go home quicker," said Dr. Blike. "The decreases in codes, rescue activations and ICU transfers are crucial indicators that we are catching deteriorations much earlier and that patients are safer because of it. We expect that our continued evaluation efforts will yield more financial and statistical data concerning Patient SafetyNet's impact on length of stays, patient throughput and new diagnosis identifications."

An influx of more acute patients, the growth and use of patient-controlled analgesia, an increasing number of patients with obstructive sleep apnea, and the ongoing clinician shortage are the realities of today's general care floors. As a result, patients on general care floors are at increased risk of un-witnessed adverse physiological events, like respiratory distress or cardiac arrest. If the patient is not monitored reliably using pulse oximetry technology with high specificity and sensitivity, adverse events on the general care floors may result in long-term health complications or death. Only Masimo Rainbow SET Pulse CO-Oximetry technol
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