• Measure

    Collect compliance data for best practices.

  • Understand

    Analyze best practice compliance data.

  • Act

    Drive improvement using communication tools.

Software for improving healthcare best practices

We want to help you transform healthcare.

Driving healthcare improvement isn’t always as easy as it should be. Qualaris delivers free, platform, and unlimited software solutions to empower healthcare organizations to improve best practices. The result is less paper, huge time savings, more accountability, and better patient care.

Measure

Collect compliance data for best practices.

Understand

Analyze best practice compliance data.

Act

Drive improvement using communication tools.

Benefits

  • Streamline clinical practice observations
  • Enhance visibility and accountability
  • Boost efficiency with huge time savings
  • Discover opportunities for improvement
  • Understand compliance at a glance
  • Use real-time data to provide feedback
  • Drive change in patient safety
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Get unlimited healthcare improvement applications

Use our platform tools to drive best practices for all of your patient safety and healthcare improvement priorities.

Unlimited healthcare improvement applications

Healthcare organizations face many patient care challenges from infection prevention to falls, and they need tools that can help. Qualaris offers a platform that can address every institution’s most pressing process improvement needs. Our solutions are custom-tailored to your applications and current workflows, so you can get started driving change right away.

Whether you are looking for an answer to one problem or you want to work on every healthcare improvement issue in your system, Qualaris offers a range of solutions from free to unlimited tiers to meet your needs. To learn more about how you can use any of these applications, contact us.

Infection Prevention

We help you improve key practices like hand hygiene and device-associated infection prevention bundles.

Nearly 1 in every 20 patients acquires an infection during their hospital stay, at a cost of approximately $25,000 per infection. We offer infection prevention applications to help you improve key practices in preventing hospital-acquired infections like hand hygiene and device-associated infection prevention bundles.

  • Hand hygiene
  • Ventilator-associated pneumonia prevention bundles
  • Catheter-associated urinary tract infection bundles
  • Central line-associated blood stream infections
  • Environmental service audits
  • Contact precautions
  • Droplet precautions
  • Airborne precautions
  • Enteric precautions
  • and more…

To learn more about how we can help you improve infection prevention, contact us.

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Falls Prevention

We offer falls prevention applications to audit and improve compliance with institutional best-practices in falls prevention.

Patient falls occur with alarming prevalence: as high as 20% amongst the inpatient populations and an injury rate of about 30%. Each fall results in approximately $33,000 in average cost to hospitals, which are no longer reimbursed for by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. We offer falls prevention applications to audit and improve compliance with institutional best-practices in falls prevention, tailored to focus on the processes that matter most to your hospital.

  • Patient rounding
  • Falls risk assessments
  • Use of low-height beds
  • Use of mobility alarms
  • Use of bed alarms
  • Communication of falls risk
  • Communication of prevention reminders
  • and more…

To learn more about how we can help you improve falls prevention, contact us.

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Pressure Ulcer Prevention

Hospital-acquired pressure ulcers occur in close to 10% of hospital patients and our pressure ulcer prevention applications help organizations streamline auditing processes and drive that rate down.

Hospital-acquired pressure ulcers occur in close to 10% of hospital patients. On average, hospital-acquire pressure ulcers cost a hospital approximately $3,000. More severe Stage III and IV hospital-acquired pressure ulcers are no longer reimbursed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Our pressure ulcer prevention applications help organizations improve key practices in prevention and streamline auditing processes.

  • Patient rounding
  • Surface selection
  • Patient repositioning
  • Skin checks
  • Wound maintenance
  • and more…

To learn more about how we can help you improve pressure ulcer prevention, contact us.

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Patient Experience

Drive change in patient satisfaction and your operational effectiveness by using our tools to audit and improve virtually any process in your hospital.

You know best practices in operations exist, but without the tools to measure compliance, do you know how well you follow them? QualarisAudit™ can be applied to a wide range of hospital processes, from patient-facing communications to back office operations, empowering you to drive healthcare improvement.

  • Leader rounding
  • Patient- and family-facing whiteboards
  • Patient and family surveys
  • Noise audits
  • and more…

To learn more about how we can help you drive process improvement, contact us.

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Additional Applications

We can work with institutions to deliver tailored solutions for improving additional patient safety practices.

Challenges in patient safety and clinical practice compliance expand well beyond infections, falls and pressure ulcers. We can work with institutions to deliver tailored solutions for improving additional patient safety practices.

  • Environmental services
  • Deep vein thrombosis prophylaxis
  • Surgical safety protocols
  • Safe medication practices
  • Clinical operations
  • Perioperative applications
  • Readmissions
  • Medication safety
  • Laboratory services
  • Emergency department
  • Outpatient
  • and more…

To learn more about how we can help you with your patient safety applications, contact us.

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  2. Scott, R.D., “The direct medical costs of healthcare-associated infections in U.S. hospitals and the benefits of prevention,” CDC. (2009). http://www.cdc.gov/hai/pdfs/hai/scott_costpaper.pdf
  3. Inouye, SK et al. New England Journal of Medicine 360:23 (2009).
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  5. “CMS proposes additions to list of hospital-acquired conditions for fiscal year 2009,” CMS. (2008).
  6. Dykes, PC. “Fall Prevention Toolkit Facilitates Customized Risk Assessment and Prevention Strategies, Reducing Inpatient Falls“ AHRQ (2009). http://www.innovations.ahrq.gov/content.aspx?id=3094
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  8. Cooper, HM. “Comprehensive, Hospital-Based Program Significantly Reduces Pressure Ulcer Incidence and Associated Costs” AHRQ (2005). http://www.innovations.ahrq.gov/content.aspx?id=1851
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