Fall Risk Management Toolkit

Hundreds of thousands of patients fall in US hospitals every year, with approximately 30 to 50 percent resulting in injury.These associated injuries, such as lacerations and fractures, can lead to increased lengths of stay.Address this top healthcare priority with MEDITECH's Fall Risk Management Toolkit, designed using Expanse technology.

Aligned with The Joint CommissionAHRQ, the CDC, and Healthcare Excellence Canada, our evidence-based toolkit consists of advanced clinical decision support and surveillance. Plus, optimal workflows and system guidance help your organization improve outcomes, save time, and conserve resources. Toolkit components also include:


  • On-demand video education

  • Outcomes-centered workflow guide

  • Setup guidance

  • Embedded standard content

  • Decision log

  • Change log

  • Reference/supporting information

  • FAQs



Toolkits are intended to support healthcare professionals by providing timely information about prevention, diagnosis, or treatment of a disease or condition by displaying patient information in the context of evidence-based clinical guidelines. They are intended for the purpose of enabling the healthcare professionals to independently review the basis for such recommendations. It is not intended to replace the clinical judgment of a healthcare professional to make a clinical diagnosis or treatment decision regarding an individual patient.


1. Sentinel Event Alert: Preventing falls and fall-related injuries in health care facilities, The Joint Commission, Issue 55, September 28, 2015, accessed July 29, 2019, http://www.jointcommission.org/assets/1/18/SEA_55.pdfl

2. Preventing Falls in Hospitals: A Toolkit for Improving Quality of Care, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, last reviewed July 2018, accessed July 29, 2019, http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/hospital/fallpxtoolkit/index.html