NOVA Virtual Patient Monitoring: Creative Use Cases Beyond Falls

Hospitals increasingly depend on virtual patient monitoring solutions — like NOVA — to help prevent patient falls and decrease the cost of 1:1 patient sitter programs. But NOVA’s virtual patient observation solutions can impact so many other staffing and patient care goals across the hospital. [...]

Wachter’s NOVA VPO Solution Alleviates Healthcare Staffing Woes

As struggles with staff shortages, nurse burnout, and increasing numbers of patients become prominent due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Wachter’s NOVA (Nursing Observation and Virtual Assistant) can alleviate staffing issues, ensuring increased safety and security for patients and healthcare professionals.Among other safety issues, NOVA can reduce dependence on 1:1 patient sitters, protecting at-risk patient populations while optimizing staff allocation. Every year between 700,000 and 1,000,000 patients fall in hospitals, with nearly one-third of these falls being considered preventable. With hospitals facing staffing shortages, a robust monitoring system helps ensure patient safety while allowing one technician to safely monitor up to 12 patients at a time. [...]

Wachter and SDVOSB Partner Colossal Awarded IDIQ To Provide TeleCare Companion Solutions to VA Facilities

  • November 23rd, 2021
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MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (November 11, 2021) -- Wachter Healthcare Solutions, a leading provider of virtual patient observation solutions and maker of NOVA (Nursing Observation and Virtual Assistant), today announced that it — in partnership with Colossal Contracting, a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) — was named an awardee of an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). [...]

How to Combat Nurse Burnout, Improve Employee Retention with Healthcare Technology

What is Nurse Burnout? COVID-19 brought healthcare burnout to the forefront of conversation as hospitals everywhere faced staffing shortages and fought to encourage staff retention. Nurses experience daily challenges like patients who fall, aggressive patients or visitors, long hours with back-to-back shifts, difficult surgeries, death, exposure to COVID-19, and more. These are a few of many factors leading to nurse burnout.  [...]

Healthcare Partnership Improves Patient Safety in VA Medical Centers

Partnership Leverages Innovative Patient Safety Solution to Improve Patient Care for Veterans Mount Laurel, NJ — Caring for America's veterans includes improving their care and safety as patients in Veterans Affairs (VA) and Indian Health Service (IHS) hospitals and medical centers. [...]

Supporting Patient Care, Staffing Efforts with New NOVA Partnership

Wachter Healthcare Solutions, Cross Country Healthcare Team Up to Support Patient Care Efforts Using VPO Technology Mount Laurel, NJ — Wachter Healthcare Solutions, a leader in virtual patient observation technology, is partnering with Cross Country Healthcare to place observation technicians and leading-edge remote patient monitoring solution NOVA in hospitals. [...]

CMO Summit 2021 Recap: Remote Patient Monitoring & Impact on Hospitals

Wachter Healthcare Solutions Discusses Patient Safety, Clinical Issues, & Staff Optimization at CMO Summit 2021 When it comes to the future of patient care in hospitals, remote patient monitoring serves as an important asset. [...]

3 Reasons Why Hospitals Choose NOVA for Patient Monitoring

Hospitals across the country are looking for innovative healthcare technologies that improves patient care. Hospitals with 1:1 patient sitter programs are increasingly becoming more interested in remote patient monitoring technology. [...]

NOVA Ranks as a Top 10 Patient Safety Solution

NOVA Enables Patient Safety, Staff Optimization, & Curbing COVID-19 Mount Laurel, NJ — NOVA enables patient safety with its rich patient monitoring features developed by Wachter Healthcare Solutions. Because NOVA (Nursing Observation and Virtual Assistant) provides for constant monitoring of patients in hospitals, Wachter Healthcare Solutions is recognized as a top 10 patient safety solution provider by Healthcare Tech Outlook. [...]

Why It's Important to Track Nurse Intervention Events

  • January 11th, 2021

Disclaimer: All images shown in this blog article are not of real patients or their real identities. These are screenshots of stock video recordings used in the NOVA demo environment. Wachter Healthcare Solutions adheres to HIPAA and will never share protected health information. The ultimate goal of hospital staff is to help patients recover easily and as quickly as possible, but sometimes incidents happen that can hinder a patient's recovery. Nurses who intervene quickly will help patients get back on the road to recovery. [...]