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Improve Quality Outcomes: Think Patient Safety

Attack reduced reimbursement and Pay for Performance quality initiatives with a proven program that reduces the risk of Hospital Acquired Conditions. US Healthcare is expected to provide greater quality with fewer funds more than ever before. Diligent™  improves quality and generates cash flow. US Healthcare faces a myriad of economic and regulatory quality challenges like never before.

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Think patient safety

Attack reduced reimbursement and Pay for Performance quality initiatives with a proven program that reduces the risk of Hospital Acquired Conditions. US Healthcare is expected to provide greater quality with fewer funds more than ever before. Diligent™ improves quality and generates cash flow.

 

US Healthcare faces a myriad of economic and regulatory quality challenges like never before:

 

Economic

• Increased bad debt & charity care.

• Fewer elective procedures.

• Declining overall patient volumes.

• Reduced operating margins.

• Fiscal decline of states, counties and municipalities.

• Increasing litigation from medical errors.

 

Regulatory

• Revenue & reimbursements.

• Reimbursement cuts – $155 billion.

• Increased competition and accountability.

• Quality based payments starting 2012.

Diligent™ attacks these challenges and improves quality outcomes. How? By incorporating patient care processes that inherently reduce the risk of Hospital Acquired Conditions. Areas of quality impact include:

 

• Falls with and without injury.

• Hospital acquired pressure ulcers.

• Skin tears and bruising from manual handling.

• Increase staff time for patient care.

• Re-establish patient dignity during care creating an improved patient experience.

 

Also, Diligent’s focus on early mobilization of patients that leads to¹:

 

- Better cardiopulmonary outcomes.

- Improved socialization and dignity.

- Improved digestion.

- Improved muscle activation.

 

¹ National Back Pain Association, The Guide to the Handling of Patients, 1997.

 

Together, these practices lead to improved quality of care, reduced nosocomial events and millions of dollars in cash inflow.

 


Our guarantee to you

Diligent™ safe patient handling programs reduce patient handling incidents.

Safety means bottom line economics

The majority of employee accidents in today’s healthcare organizations are ergonomic.

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