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Driving Medical Device Interoperability in Acute Care

Did you know that up to 75% of medical devices around an ICU bed that could be integrated into hospital information systems are not integrated leading to incomplete records?[1] Also, a majority of 87% of physicians perceive administrative tasks as the main source for the increasing burden of job-related stress.[2] Financially, 35 billion US dollars of economic waste could be saved annually in the US health care system alone by a reduction of adverse events, avoidance of redundant testing, decreased manual documentation and shortening length of stay.[1]

Connected medical devices can process the data to actively impact the delivery of care and are designed to enhance human capabilities in patient care, not to replace them.

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These examples underline the potential of interoperability between connected medical devices being applied in your hospital. Interoperability is the ability to seamlessly, automatically and securely exchange interpretable data between devices and systems within an information technology network in a standardised way without technical restrictions.[3],[4],[5]

Medical device interoperability can help to improve patient safety by reducing medical errors, increasing the efficiency of clinical and administrative processes through automation and remote capabilities while implementing a future-proof infrastructure that is based on open industry standards.

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Discover how we can support you to improve patient care by enhancing human capabilities with connected medical devices and system solutions.

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Learn more about how the internet of medical things enables to avoid preventable medical errors and inefficiencies in acute care.

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Our Vision of a connected future in Acute Care

Our Mission: Improving Acute Care. As Your Specialist in Acute Care we know that connected solutions play a vital role in driving outcomes and increasing the efficiency of patient care. We are envisioning a future of Acute Care where medical devices are connected as systems, interacting with one another enabling new clinical applications in a safe and secure environment.

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Our Clinical IT Partners

As Specialist in Acute Care, our first task is to understand your current needs and vision for your hospital acute care areas. This is key for us, to provide you our best solutions.

IT Technology is the most changing variable in the future of ICUs and OR blocks, for that reason, we have to collaborate with other leading healthcare providers to complement and increase the value for your hospitals based on Integration, Association of different devices and IT systems, patient safety, security, interoperability and real time synchronization.

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Our Areas of Expertise

Alarm Management

Reduce the stress and alarm fatigue induced by acoustic alarms while simultaneously increasing the efficiency of clinical processes across stations.

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Cybersecurity

Ensure the continuous delivery of care, while protecting assets and sensitive data of hospitals and their patients in sync with regulations.

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Hospital Data Analytics

Manage the cost of care by increasing efficiencies and improve outcomes by enabling data-based decision making.

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ISO/IEEE 11073-SDC

Learn more about how to break today’s boundaries of medical device connectivity by the utilization of ISO/IEEE 11073-SDC for secure and dynamic interoperability in acute care environments.

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Driving Medical Device Interoperability in Intensive Care

The interoperability between connected medical devices can assist healthcare workers around the world in avoiding preventable medical errors and potentially serious inefficiencies.[6] As Your Specialist in Acute Care we combine solutions, services and expertise to provide integrated systems solutions for the intensive care environment in hospitals.

Learn more about our approach for Improving Acute Care with our connected solutions:

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Are you prepared for upcoming challenges in intensive care medicine?

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Can you only access data at the bedside?

Stay up to date on the patient status while protecting staff with Remote Care

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Is patient safety threatened due to the increasing burden of administrative tasks?

Create more time for care thanks to electronic documentation with Data Integration

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Are you managing your alarms correctly?

Reduce stress levels and keep patients safe with Alarm Management strategies

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Are you able to individualize your treatment strategies?

Increase patient safety while streamlining workflows with Assisted Therapies

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Do you know what your therapy devices and patient monitors know?

Leverage the power of data and utilize Hospital Data Analytics for better decision-making

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Are you concerned about unauthorized access to your patient data?

Your Cybersecurity is our priority to keep sensitive data protected

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Do you have transparency on your medical device fleet?

Keep system performance at high levels with Digital Services

Learn more about connected medical solutions from Dräger:

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Watch the video and discover how medical systems and IT solutions from Dräger enable you to drive medical device interoperability in your intensive care units.

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Discover how medical systems and IT solutions from Dräger enable you to drive medical device interoperability in your intensive care units.

Driving Medical Device Interoperability in Perioperative Care

We foresee that medical device interoperability will actively enhance human capabilities in the delivery of care. As Your Specialist in Acute Care we combine solutions, services and expertise to provide integrated systems solutions in and around operating rooms.

Learn more about our approach for Improving Acute Care with our connected solutions:

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Are you prepared for upcoming challenges in perioperative care medicine?

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Are you making the most out of clinical data in and around the OR?

Make the most out of near real-time data with Assisted Therapies

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Do you want to have more time for your patients instead of administrative tasks?

Electronically export data in an HL7 format to hospital information systems

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Do you want to reduce environmental pollution while saving money at the same time?

Utilize Hospital Data Analytics to reduce your anesthetic gas consumption

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Are you concerned about unauthorized access to your patient data?

Your Cybersecurity is our priority to keep sensitive data protected

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Are you interested in maximizing the uptime of your operating rooms?

Maintain devices and check device status remotely with Connected Maintenance

Learn more about connected medical solutions from Dräger:

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Watch the video and discover how medical and IT solutions from Dräger enable you to drive medical device interoperability in your operating rooms.

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Discover how medical systems and IT solutions from Dräger enable you to drive medical device interoperability in your perioperative care units.

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Mobile Patient Watch:

Access a patient’s monitoring and therapy device data on the Infinity® Network using standard web browsers. View near real-time monitoring waveforms and respiratory data on a mobile phone or desktop computer.

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Clinical Assistance Package:

Empower lifesaving medical products with system functionalities. The Clinical Assistance Package (CAP) is intended to increase the efficiency and error reduction in anesthesia through interoperability.

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Alarm History Analytics:

The Alarm History Analytics application provides insights on alarms from connected Infinity® patient monitors in an acute care environment and enables to optimize alarm management efficiency.

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Gas Consumption Analytics:

Reduce the consumption of volatile anaesthetics with Gas Consumption Analytics. The application helps you to derive clinical and economical insights from the agent consumption of your anaesthesia machines.

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SmartPilot® View:

SmartPilot® View provides innovative state-of-the-art modelling technology and a comprehensive visualisation concept of complex drug effects to display current and predicted anaesthesia levels.

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Partner Solutions

We have to collaborate with other leading healthcare providers to complement and increase the value for your hospitals based on Integration.

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Дрегер Медикал България ЕООД

бул.Джеймс Баучер 2
гр.София, п.к. 1164

+359 2963 4403

Dräger tehnika d.o.o.

Radoja Dakića 7
110 10 Beograd

+381 11 3911 222

Draeger Hellas S.A.

150, El. Venizelou Str.
142 31 Nea Ionia, Greece

+30 21 0282 1809

Dräger Slovenija d.o.o.

Nadgoriška cesta 19
12 31 Ljubljana-Črnuče

+386 1 561 2263

References

  1. West Health institute (2013). The value of medical device interoperability: Improving patient care with more than $30 billion in annual health care savings.
  2. Bodenheimer, T. & Sinsky, C. (2014). From Triple to Quadruple Aim: Care of the Patient Requires Care of the Provider. Annals of Family Medicine, 12(6). S.573-576.
  3. Pronovost P.; Johns M. M. E.; Palmer S.; Bono R. C.; Fridsma D. B.; Gettinger A.; Goldman J.; Johnson W.; Karney M.; Samitt C.; Sriram R. D.; Zenooz A. & Wang Y. C. (2018). Procuring Interoperability: Achieving High-Quality, Connected, and Person-Centered Care. Washington, DC: National Academy of Medicine.
  4. Taylor, K.; Steedman, M.; Sanghera, A. & Thaxter, M. (2018). Medtech and the Internet of Medical Things. How connected medical devices are transforming healthcare. Deloitte Centre for Health Solutions.
  5. Beyerer, J. (2013). visIT Interoperabilität. Karlsruhe: Fraunhofer IOSB. 
  6. Sayrafian, K.; Stanford, V. & Garguilo, J. (2011). Medical Device Interoperability.