MEDITECH's Fall Risk Management Toolkit

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Available in the US & Canada

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 CPSI, our evidence-based toolkit consists of advanced clinical decision support and real-time 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.

 

 

MEDITECH’s EHR Excellence Toolkits are available in two customer support models:

Self-Service

Your own IT resources and clinicians build and integrate the toolkit into your current workflow, with help from the available toolkit materials provided on our webpage. 

*Please note: New READY customers can start from the toolkit content directly embedded into their EHR. 

Professional Services

A team of dedicated experts from the MEDITECH toolkit development team — all of whom are certified in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Model for Improvement — support you through a full toolkit implementation and transform your current workflow.

 
 

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