• Measure

    Collect compliance data for key clinical practices.

  • Understand

    Analyze and explore your clinical practice compliance data.

  • Act

    Drive improvement using our communication tools.

Software for improving patient safety practices

Safe patient care starts with safe care practices

Keeping patients safe is every hospitals goal. But it isn’t easy. Qualaris delivers a suite of software solutions to help healthcare organizations improve clinical practices to make safe care easier. Choose the offering that best meets your needs or enjoy the full benefits of integrating our offerings.

Measure

Collect compliance data for key clinical practices.

Understand

Analyze and explore your clinical practice compliance data.

Act

Drive improvement using communication tools.

Benefits

  • Streamline clinical practice observations
  • Enhance visibility on clinical practices
  • Discover opportunities for improvement
  • Understand compliance at a glance
  • Communicate compliance information
  • Provide clinical practice feedback

Services

Qualaris delivers a suite of software solutions to help healthcare organizations improve clinical practices to make safe care easier. Choose the solution that best meets your needs or enjoy the full benefits of integrating our solutions.

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Get the patient safety applications you need

Use our platform tools to drive clinical practice improvement for all of your patient safety priorities.

Patient Safety Applications

Healthcare organizations face many patient safety challenges from infection prevention to falls, and they need tools that can help. Our tools support numerous patient safety applications to help with all of your institution’s needs. They can be readily tailored to support your institution’s specific applications and workflows.

Infection Prevention

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

Hospital-acquired infections occur in nearly 1 in every 20 patients and cost an average 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 is another issue with an alarming prevalence as high as 20% amongst the inpatient populations and an injury rate of about 30%. They result in approximately $33,000 in average cost to hospitals per fall injury and 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.

  • 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

Our pressure ulcer prevention applications help organizations improve key practices in prevention and streamline auditing processes.

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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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
  • Patient satisfaction
  • Deep vein thrombosis prophylaxis
  • Surgical safety protocols
  • Safe medication practices
  • and more…

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

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  1. Klevens RM, et al. “Estimating healthcare-associated infections in U.S. hospitals, 2002.” Public Health Rep 2007;122:160-166.
  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>
  7. Courtney B, et al. Nurs Manage. 37:4 (2006) 36-45.
  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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