SOURCE: GetWellNetwork

GetWellNetwork

November 15, 2011 07:30 ET

Leading Children's Hospital to Reveal Best Practices in Using Interactive Patient Care to Help Prevent Falls

Webinar to Share How to Develop a Comprehensive Strategy and Leverage Bedside Technology to Improve Patient Safety

BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwire - Nov 15, 2011) - GetWellNetwork, Inc., provider of the industry's leading Interactive Patient Care solution, will host a webinar on leveraging technology to support pediatric falls prevention initiatives on Nov. 17, 2011. Miami Children's Hospital, creator of the Humpty Dumpty Falls Prevention Program™, a standardized falls assessment tool used in medical facilities nationwide, will share how to develop a comprehensive strategy to reduce preventable falls. Deborah Hill-Rodriguez, MSN, ARNP, PCNS-BC, Nursing Manager, will reveal how they integrated their assessment tool with GetWellNetwork at the point of care to help effectively assess the patient's risk for falling -- and if needed provide intervention or education. Ms. Hill-Rodriguez will also share how they leveraged electronic risk assessments for easier reporting and monitoring.

Date: Nov. 17, 2011

Time: 1-2 PM EST

Registration: Leveraging Technology to Support Pediatric Fall Prevention Initiatives

About GetWellNetwork

GetWellNetwork, Inc. entertains, educates, and empowers patients throughout the patient journey using the bedside TV in the hospital, mobile devices, Web or Cable TV at home. This patient-centered approach improves both satisfaction and outcomes for patients and hospitals. Additionally, the company extends the value of existing IT investments by integrating seamlessly to leading HIT systems including Cerner, McKesson, Epic, Meditech, GE and Siemens.

GetWellNetwork was also recognized by KLAS® as the leader in the new Interactive Patient Systems category and exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association. More information about GetWellNetwork can be found at www.GetWellNetwork.com.

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