Preventing Falls and Eliminating Injury at Ascension Health
Lancaster, Ava D. | The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Data | 2007

Ascension Health achieved a 9.9% system wide reduction in falls by improving their processes and integrating Hill-Rom’s VersaCare bed and bed exit alarm. In addition, the rate of falls with serious injury decreased by 6.4% during the same period. This article outlines the four key strategies and supporting tactics used to accomplish this outcome.

  • Topic: Fall Prevention
  • Care Settings: Acute Care
  • Clinical Focus: Fall Prevention
  • Content Type: Journal Articles
  • Related Products: VersaCare® Med Surg Bed