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. [...]

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. [...]