Hospitals find colorful ways to ID patients at risk for falls

08/25/2009 | WBUR-FM (Boston)

Hospitals are identifying patients at high risk for falls by giving them brightly colored blankets or socks, putting colored stars on their doors, or placing alarms on their beds. Nurses use the visual cues to make sure those patients get checked on more often, so if a patient needs to get up, a nurse will be on hand to assist.

View Full Article in:

WBUR-FM (Boston)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Santa Ana, CA
Regulatory Analyst
Delta Dental
Alpharetta, GA
Eastern Zone Sales Director
Regenesis Biomedical
White Plains, NY
Senior Financial Analyst - Growing Manager Care Health Org
Fallon Community Health Plan
Worcester, MA
Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs - Promotional Review
Novo Nordisk
Princeton, NJ