In a groundbreaking move towards reshaping patient care, HD Nursing, a leading patient safety solution, is pioneering technology-supported initiatives specifically tailored for the Hospital at Home setting. This transformative model extends hospital services into patients' homes, offering a cost-effective alternative with improved patient outcomes.
At the forefront of this innovation is HD Nursing's commitment to delivering the highest standard of falls and injury prevention, ensuring patient safety remains paramount in this dynamic care environment.
Addressing a Critical Concern: Falls in the Hospital at Home Setting
Falls continue to be a critical patient safety concern, particularly as healthcare transitions from traditional hospital settings to the home.
In a recent press release, Dr. Amy Hester, PhD, RN, BC, FAAN, chairwoman and CEO, HD Nursing, emphasizes the significance of addressing falls in the Hospital at Home setting.
Drawing from over a decade of expertise in falls assessment and prevention tools within traditional hospital walls, HD Nursing is successfully adapting its resources to meet the unique challenges presented when care is delivered in patients' homes.
Seamless Integration for Consistent, High-Quality Care
The seamless integration of HD Nursing's falls prevention tools into the Hospital at Home environment signifies a significant leap forward to provide consistent, high-quality care while minimizing fall risks.
Dr. Hester underscores the importance of maintaining falls prevention protocols consistent with inpatient standards, allowing healthcare providers to leverage valuable insights and expert guidance from HD Nursing. This approach empowers healthcare organizations to seamlessly incorporate the Hospital at Home model into their broader continuum of care.
A Commitment to Patient Safety Across Diverse Care Environments
HD Nursing's falls prevention tools not only address the challenges of a changing care setting, but also reflect the company's unwavering commitment to enhancing patient safety across diverse care environments. By extending falls prevention strategies beyond the traditional hospital walls, HD Nursing is reinforcing its dedication to improving healthcare outcomes.
Proven Solutions for Comprehensive Patient Safety Initiatives
As a dominant player in patient safety solutions, HD Nursing offers the only fall risk assessment tool validated in the electronic medical record (EMR). Its comprehensive, evidence-based approach has been embraced by leading health systems and academic medical centers across the U.S. The integration of HD Nursing falls solutions into the Hospital at Home model represents a significant step forward to ensure that patients receive the best possible care regardless of the care setting.
In addition to falls prevention, HD Nursing has expanded its programs to address broader patient safety initiatives. The introduction of new HD Programs in Community Fall Prevention and Pressure Injury Prevention reflects the company's commitment to leveraging technology and communication technologies to enhance patient safety initiatives across the entire continuum of care.
HD Nursing's Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Since its inception in 2012, HD Nursing has been a trailblazer in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in patient safety. These values remain central to the Company's ongoing pursuit of excellence as a national leader in patient safety.
HD Nursing's foray into technology-supported falls and injury prevention for the Hospital at Home setting marks a significant milestone in advancing patient safety. By seamlessly integrating proven falls prevention tools into this innovative care model, HD Nursing is not just keeping pace with the evolving landscape of healthcare but actively shaping its future.
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