About the Webinar
Hospitals face increased pressure to improve quality, increase patient satisfaction, and protect patients from harm.
Reducing your patient fall rate is critical. Until now, existing fall reduction strategies have been limited to risk assessment tools, reaction-based alarms, human sitters, virtual sitters, and video monitoring.
However, the reactive approach to patient falls is insufficient and proactive measures are warranted. Progressive technology dramatically reduces fall rates by using predictive monitoring techniques rather than human surveillance to alert staff.
Register for this webinar to:
- Understand the financial and clinical implications of patient falls within your hospital
- Learn how two healthcare systems reduced falls while lowering 1:1 sitter costs using predictive patient monitoring
- Understand why predictive patient monitoring is an important component in a culture of patient safety
Chief Clinical Officer
Steward Health Care
Tedd Adair is the Chief Clinical Officer for the West Division of Steward Health Care. Tedd was previously with IASIS Healthcare for 14 years and served as the Senior Clinical Executive within that company. IASIS was recently acquired by Steward Health Care.
He is responsible for establishing clinical standards and benchmarks for clinical performance. Additionally, he directly supervises the clinical operations team which supports clinical services, pharmacy, lab, ED, OR, recruiting and all comprehensive nursing services.
Tedd earned a bachelor's degree in Nursing from Austin Peay State University, and a master's degree in Management from Webster University. Prior to IASIS, he served with the United States Army and retired after 21 years of service.
VP of Client Services
Peter Kruger is the VP of Client Services at CareView Communications. Peter joined CareView in 2011 and he is responsible for the entire implementation process and all customer service related matters.
With each new implementation, Peter and his team of PMs and Hospital Account Representatives work closely with the client and other CareView internal teams to make sure that all equipment is delivered, installed and operating correctly. After implementation, Peter stays involved with each client to be sure they are meeting their ROI objectives and achieving the results they expected. His team continues to provide customer service and to maintain all equipment throughout the length of each contract. Prior to joining CareView, Peter worked for Avenue Bank in the Nashville, TN market where he managed a customer service team.
Director of Nursing
Baptist Medical Center - Jacksonville
Ann-Marie Grietens is a Director of Nursing at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, FL. She has over 30 years of leadership experience with over a decade of this experience focused on nursing leadership.
Ann-Marie started her career at the bed side and continues to be an advocate for her team and her patients. As a director of nursing in a 526-bed tertiary facility, Ann-Marie has been able to implement technology to provide a safer environment for her patients in the neurosciences and oncology service line. This was accomplished by embracing technology to assist in the reduction of falls and falls with injury, while having a positive impact on the bottom line and enhancing the care at the bedside.
Custom Content Strategist
Adam Rubenfire is Modern Healthcare's Custom Content Strategist. He is responsible for the development of webinars, white papers and other engaging content for marketers looking to target the healthcare industry. Prior to his current role, he served as Modern Healthcare's supply chain reporter. His work has also appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Automotive News and Crain's Detroit Business.
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