New Monitoring System Improves Patient Comfort and Care

The device, made by EarlySense, slips under the mattress instead of attaching to the patient, cutting back on false alarms.

The EarlySense system makes it easier for caregivers to monitor patients remotely.

"While clinical improvements and outcomes are important, in today's hospital environment, it's also important to provide return on investment," he says.

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  • Corrected on : Corrected 09/16/13: An earlier version of this article misstated the extent to which Newton-Wellesley hospital used the new monitoring device. The device is used in 150 beds, not 258 beds.

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