Implementing selective CCM decreases average cardiac monitoring rate without affecting LOS or overall mortality rate. Selective cardiac monitoring is also a sustainable way to decrease overall hospital resource utilization and more appropriately focus on patient care.
This research was supported by the Institute for the Design of Environments Aligned for Patient Safety (IDEA4PS) at The Ohio State University, which is sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (P30HS024379). The authors’ views do not necessarily represent the views of AHRQ.
Horwood, C., Moffatt-Bruce, S. and Rayo, M. (2019), "Continuous Cardiac Monitoring Policy Implementation: Three-year Sustained Decrease of Hospital Resource Utilization", Structural Approaches to Address Issues in Patient Safety (Advances in Health Care Management, Vol. 18), Emerald Publishing Limited, pp. 159-171. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1474-823120190000018007Download as .RIS
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