Navigation Links
EarlySense Announces Patient Rest Indicator for Better Patient Supervision at Night
Date:12/5/2013

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EarlySense, the market leader in Proactive Patient Care Solutions, unveiled today at New England's Israel Business Council Event that the company will be introducing several new features to the EarlySense System in January 2014. One significant feature is a Patient Rest Indicator which will give caregivers indication of a patient's level of rest and motion while in bed. This will become an important indication for when patients are preparing to get out of bed during the night, opposed to existing solutions that alarm only after the patient has left the bed. Now clinical teams can be proactive in getting to the bedside prior to risky situations developing.

In a research presented at Computing in Cardiology 2013 Conference, EarlySense engineers demonstrated the ability of the technology to accurately identify pending bed exit situations more than 50 seconds before they occur. "This new feature will give clinicians an added tool to use in helping further reduce harm to patients. Our users report that actively monitoring patients without ever having to touch the patient improves their workflow tremendously," said Tim O'Malley, President of EarlySense.

Thanks to the support of the Massachusetts community, EarlySense has continued to grow and introduce innovative developments throughout the continuum of care. With Governor Patrick's support and as a direct result of his visit to Israel in March 2011, EarlySense opened its U.S. headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts that same year. Now the company is part of a growing number of Israeli companies generating revenue and jobs in Massachusetts. Massachusetts is rich with Medical Technology Companies, which gives a growing innovator like EarlySense access to talented individuals to help it grow and thrive.

"The Massachusetts community continues to support our company's growth," said EarlySense Chief Executive Officer Avner Halperin. "Massachusetts is an outstanding hub for ground breaking medical technologies that make patients safer with better outcomes in a cost effective manner. We owe much of our recent success to the supportive environment we found in this area that we chose as our home in the USA."

The EarlySense System is being used in Newton Wellesley Hospital of Newton, Massachusetts and Metro West Medical Center of Framingham, Massachusetts. The Ribbon cutting ceremony for the EarlySense System at Metro West was led by Governor Patrick in September of 2011. Dozens of other hospitals both in Massachusetts and around the world are utilizing the EarlySense technology.

For more information about EarlySense, visit www.EarlySense.com.

About EarlySense
EarlySense has brought to market an innovative technology designed to advance proactive patient care and empower clinicians to achieve better patient outcomes.  Through early detection, the EarlySense system assists clinicians in identifying and preventing potential adverse events. It does so by providing motion rates and bed exit alarms, to help reduce falls and pressure ulcers, as well as surveillance of heart and respiratory rates to potentially detect patient deterioration.  The company's flagship product, the EarlySense System, is a continuous, contact-free, patient safety monitoring solution that monitors and documents a patient's vital signs and movement using a sensor that is placed underneath a bed mattress or a chair cushion. There are no leads or cuffs to connect to the patient who has complete freedom of movement and is not burdened by any cumbersome attachments.  The system was designed to monitor patients on medical surgical floors who are usually monitored by nursing staff approximately once every four hours. The system is currently installed at hospitals and rehabilitation centers in the USA and Europe.  It is also commercially available in Canada. Hospital administrators report that patients, their families and staff feel more comfortable knowing the system is in place.  EarlySense Inc. is headquartered in Waltham, MA. 


'/>"/>
SOURCE EarlySense
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Clinical Team Researching the Impact of the EarlySense System Wins Best Novel Idea Prize at the Rapid Response Systems and Medical Emergency Teams 2013 8th International Conference
2. EarlySense System Implementation Shown to Reduce Falls, Decrease Transfers to Hospitals and Increase the Quality of Care for Elderly in Multi-Center Nursing Home Study
3. Lilly Announces Edivoxetine Did Not Meet Primary Endpoint of Phase III Clinical Studies as Add-On Therapy for Major Depressive Disorder
4. Cyberonics Announces Expansion of Share Repurchase Program By An Additional One Million Shares
5. Ambit Announces Participation At Oppenheimer 24th Annual Healthcare Conference
6. NeuroSigma Announces Receipt of Notice of Allowance of U.S. Patent Application Related to External Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation (eTNS) for the Treatment of Epilepsy and other Neurological Disorders
7. Soligenix Announces Initiation of a Phase 2 Clinical Trial of SGX942 for the Treatment of Oral Mucositis in Head and Neck Cancer Patients
8. MiMedx Announces Next Steps After Discussions With The FDA
9. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Court Grants Upsher-Smith Laboratories Motion For Summary Judgment
10. Accelera Innovations, Inc. Announces Stock Purchase Agreement With Behavioral Health Care Associates, Ltd.
11. Millennium HealthCare Inc. Announces Acquisition of Bellringer Communications, Inc. by its ProComm Division
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016  Arkis BioSciences, a leading innovator in ... durable cerebrospinal fluid treatments, today announced it has ... is led by Innova Memphis, followed by Angel ... investors.  Arkis, new financing will accelerate the commercialization ... release of its in-licensed Endexo® technology. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. , June 23, 2016 ... faced the many challenges of the current process. Many of ... option because of the technical difficulties and high laboratory costs ... would have to offer it at such a high cost ... to afford it. Dr. Parsa Zadeh , ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) ... Elecsys BRAHMS PCT (procalcitonin) assay as a dedicated testing ... With this clearance, Roche is the first IVD company ... for sepsis risk assessment and management. PCT ... PCT levels in blood can aid clinicians in assessing ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Venture Construction Group (VCG) ... held on June 20th at the Woodmont Country Club at 1201 Rockville Pike, Rockville, ... dedicated to helping service members that have been wounded in battle and their families. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Advanced ... 2016 Miss Arizona pageant as its official Medspa Sponsor. Dr. Josh Olson, a ... Chandler, Arizona. , Dr. Olson says the decision to support the pageant ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 ... ... develop population health management skills and infrastructure. Most providers, however, are unsure how ... Population Health Ascend to define a path forward tailored to an ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Today, InhaleLabs.com (Inhale) offilially launched ... medication by matching users with high quality water pipes within an ideal price range. ... , Inhale was founded by two brothers, Nick and Mike Hunter, who use medical ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... Dr. Seema Daulat, a native Texan and University of ... location as of July 13, 2016. , Dr. Daulat earned her Doctorate of Medicine ... regularly volunteered at the Agape Clinic serving Dallas’ underprivileged community. , Following medical school, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):