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El Camino Hospital and Leaf Healthcare Piloting a Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program Using Innovative Patient Monitoring Technology
Date:11/21/2013

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About Leaf Healthcare, Inc.
Leaf Healthcare creates wireless patient monitoring solutions for health care providers who are seeking more efficient and cost effective ways to improve patient safety and clinical outcomes.  Leaf's initial product, The Leaf Patient Monitoring System, wirelessly monitors a patient's position and movement and utilizes that data to automate and document the management of prescribed turn protocols for patients at risk for Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcers (HAPUs).  The company is currently incorporating additional patient monitoring features and capabilities into its technology platform, enabling even broader improvements to patient safety, clinical efficiency and patient outcomes. 
To learn more, visit www.leafhealthcare.com

  1. Are We Ready for This Change?: Preventing Pressure Ulcers in Hospitals: A Toolkit for Improving Quality of Care. April 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/long-term-care/resources/pressure-ulcers/pressureulcertoolkit/putool1.html
  2. National Institutes of Health.  Medline Plus. Pressure ulcers. Accessed 11/14/13. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/007071.htm

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