One of the National Patient Safety Goals is reducing the risk of healthcare–associated infections HAIs – infections patients can get while receiving medical treatment in a healthcare facility – are a major, yet often preventable, threat to patient safety. The CDC estimates that on any given day, about 1 in 25 hospital patients has at least one HAI.
In this 7-minute video presentation, Laura Holly, the Director of Marketing and Product Management at Image Stream Medical discusses a consequence of today's trend toward complex, multi-disciplinary procedures -- the presence of more and more personnel in the room -- and the unique approach Image Stream Medical offers to support hospital's infection control programs.
A frist in a multi-part series on the impact of MedPresence™ is having on the healthcare enterprise. We begin with reducing the risk of HAIs, and will move onto topics including operational efficiency, clinical decision-making, and reduction of distractions in the procedure room.