Improving care quality through nurse-to-nurse consults and early warning system technology
Read about a pilot project at a 340-bed city hospital to improve the quality of nursing care and reduce the number of code blue emergencies outside the ICU through early recognition of clinical deterioration and proactive rounding utilizing a new critical care consult nurse role, the Rothman Index early warning scoring tool, and an upgraded electronic display component of the tool.
A Complete Picture of Health
Shannon Medical Center uses the Rothman Index to provide exceptional patient care. Shannon first implemented the Rothman Index in 2012, and since then they have seen many areas of improvement in reduced length of stay, reduced readmissions, more informed decisions for patient transfer and discharge, increased safety, and overall improved care.
WakeMed Health Goes Live on Predictive Analytics
The analytics software is expected to help the delivery system more quickly identify patient decline and improve health outcomes. The Rothman Index, developed by software firm PeraHealth, derives one simple score from all the data in an organization’s electronic health record to create a picture of any patient’s condition over time, for any age, disease or care setting. It’s also used to help reduce length of stay and readmissions.
Recognize, Respond, Recover (Sepsis)
Explaining how the RI can speed diagnosis of sepsis, Michael Rothman, PhD, Chief Science Officer, PeraHealth, said, “The RI provides an objective ‘common language’ for gauging patient deterioration, which assists in flagging patients and helping clinicians rapidly determine sepsis risk."
Alert fatigue: Are clinical surveillance tools making it any better?
In a recent KLAS study, PeraHealth’s Rothman Index has recently been named one of ten clinical surveillance solutions improving clinical workflow and addressing alert fatigue.
Announcing Our Maryland Health Quality Innovators of the Year
Sinai Hospital wanted to find a way to use data to decrease the incidence of sepsis. Seeing gaps in the ability of current electronic medical records to enable early identification of sepsis, the executive leadership team investigated and selected the Rothman Index as a more accurate predictive analytics tool.
New CEO at Charlotte health-care analytics firm maps out plans for future growth
Greg White, the new CEO of PeraHealth, interviewed with the Charlotte Business Journal to discuss what led him to PeraHealth, what he admires about the Rothman Index, and how he plans to position the company for future growth, both in the local Charlotte area and in the health IT space.
A Way to Detect Major Medical Complications Sooner
In the Harvard Business Review article, “An Unblinking Clinical Eye: Why Meaningful Prediction Must Go Beyond Vital Signs,” our own Michael Rothman, Ph.D., co-founder and chief science officer, PeraHealth, shares his insights on how PeraHealth’s Rothman Index is helping define meaningful clinical prediction.
Digital tool quantifies nurses’ intuition and predicts potential critical situations
Story from Froedtert: Digital tool quantifies nurses’ intuition and predicts potential critical situations through the use of PeraHealth’s Rothman Index.
Foundations and Granite Creek Health win Gold in Tech Awards
Our partners at Shannon Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facility in San Angelo, TX have been awarded the McKnight Excellence in Technology Bronze award for their admissions process using PeraTrend!
At the Raleigh HIT Summit, Mission Health’s CQO Shares About the Quality Journey
“Plan, Do, Study, Act” – Chris DeRienzo, M.D., Chief Quality Officer at our partner facility Mission Health discusses the pivotal role PeraHealth’s Rothman Index plays in sepsis intervention initiatives.
Achieving optimal sepsis sensitivity and specificity with EMR surveillance
Sepsis is the leading cause of readmissions and accounts for half of hospital deaths. See how surveillance technology like PeraHealth’s Rothman Index is achieving optimal sepsis sensitivity and specificity, as mentioned in a recent HealthData Management article
250+ telehealth companies to know | 2018
PeraHealth’s Rothman Index has been named Beckers 2018 “250 Telehealth Companies to Know List
How to Quantify a Nurse’s ‘Gut Feelings’
Theresa Brown, a hospice nurse discusses how to quantify a nurse’s ‘gut feelings’ with PeraHealth's Rothman Index.
2019 Best Tech Startups in Charlotte
The Tech Tribune staff names PeraHealth as one of the 10 best tech startups in Charlotte, North Carolina for 2019.
Analytics in Palliative Care
Our own LeAnne Hester, Chief Commercial Officer, PeraHealth expresses the importance of leveraging clinical surveillance tools that use real-time predictive analytics to help offer greater insights into the patient’s current condition.
Reducing clinical variation and readmissions with clinical surveillance technology
Edward Yurcisin, CIO at PeraHealth, Inc. discusses the value and insight clinical surveillance technology brings to healthcare
Three ways clinical analytics are becoming healthcare’s vital intelligence tool
Healthcare continues to undergo a major transition and while the shift from fee-for-service to value-based care is predominantly the key driver, an influx of data and technology innovations designed to create greater value out of this data are also driving this monumental shift.
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Adopts PeraHealth’s Real-Time Clinical Surveillance Technology to Support Quality Initiatives
Milwaukee-based Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin will deploy predictive analytics solutions from PeraHealth across its network in early 2018.