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Atlantic General Hospital Boosts Patient Safety with Expanded Use of Capnography
Date:9/5/2013

latest recommendations and underscores our dedication to patient safety," said Scott Rose, Director of Critical Care.

The hospital installed the new capnography equipment this spring in conjunction with the rollout of new smart pump technology for all inpatient and observation rooms, which closed the patient safety loop with medication administration. Clinicians must scan their badges, then the patient's armband, and finally, the IV medication bag before the drug can be dispensed, providing a triple check for medication accuracy. 

Atlantic General Hospital chose capnography equipment from Covidien, a leading global provider of healthcare products and recognized innovator in patient monitoring and respiratory care devices.

"We commend Atlantic General Hospital for being part of a growing number of facilities across the country committed to patient safety through the use of capnography," said Robert J. White, President, Respiratory & Monitoring Solutions, Covidien. "Its decision to monitor patients at risk of respiratory depression with capnography and oximetry ensures patients have a level of protection when using state-of-the-art pain management systems."

About Atlantic General Hospital
Atlantic General Hospital has been providing quality health care to the residents of Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset (Md.) and Sussex (Del.) counties since May 1993. Built by the commitment and generosity of a dedicated community, the hospital's state-of-the-art facility in Berlin, Md., combines old-fashioned personal attention with the latest in technology and services. It provides quality specialty care such as general ophthalmic and retina surgery, weight loss surgery, orthopedics, outpatient inf
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