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Thursday, September 29, 2022

Vitalacy - Automated Infection Control

One of the greatest threats to the health of dental and medical professionals, their patients, and the public at large is the failure to properly control the spread of infection in clinical settings. Every year, lives are lost because of the spread of infections in hospitals. Health care workers can take steps to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Bacteria and germs can spread like wild fire from one client to another if they have an illness such as a cold. This is why it is important to know when to wear correct PPE and to wash your hands and follow correct policies and procedures as Infection Control can be prevented this way. This challenge is not just limited to the healthcare space. Businesses and organizations are striving hard to deal with the growing infection rate. This also includes the current Covid-19 restrictions and issues going around the globe. The purpose for putting polices and procedures in place for Infection Control is to ensure employees, clients and families are protected against infectious diseases and infections by providing guidelines for their investigation, control and prevention.

Though policies and procedures play a key role in infection control, the role of an automated solution like Vitalacy’s is inevitable. Such advanced and digitalized solutions are redefining the way infection control can be performed and operated today. Vitalacy is a health and hygiene technology company focused on providing a safe and confident workplace through automation. The company’s advanced automated solutions monitor compliance of quality and safety measures like hand hygiene, workflow and contact tracing with smart sensors and wearables.

The New Way of Infection Control

Vitalacy is a health and hygiene technology company focused on providing a safe and confident workplace through automation. The company’s is a pioneer in delivering innovative solutions that monitor compliance of quality and safety measures like hand hygiene, workflow and contact tracing with smart sensors and wearables.

Vitalacy is committed to reducing infection risk with automated technology solutions. Founded in 2008, our mission is to improve patient outcomes, protect the workforce and promote quality and safety measures that save lives. Delivering true and transparent data on compliance offers a powerful and sustainable foundation for organizations and people to thrive. Vitalacy provides a safe and confident workplace through automation. Monitor compliance of quality and safety measures like hand hygiene, workflow and contact tracing with smart sensors and wearables.

The Vitalacy Patient Safety Platform automates the monitoring of safety and quality measures like hand hygiene compliance, purposeful rounding and contact tracing through smart sensors and wearables. Real-time reminders at point-of-care improve caregiver performance and patient outcomes. Whereas, the Vitalacy Automated Hand Hygiene Compliance Monitoring Solution continuously captures compliance and non-compliance events throughout a facility with real-time hand wash reminders at point-of-care. Recently recognized in Newsweek’s Best in HealthCare 2020 in partnership with Leapfrog as one of the best monitoring products for infection prevention. The Vitalacy SmartBand and SmartBadge use real-time private vibrations at point-of-care if a caregiver forgets to perform a hand wash upon entering/exiting patient room or approaching the patient bed. Wash windows parameters can be customized. All data is stored and easily viewed on the Vitalacy Dashboard. Reports have been perfected in partnership with current customer feedback, always keeping auditing agencies like Leapfrog in mind. The advanced solution includes views that range from individual performance sorted by title, department up to total enterprise and every level in-between.

Vitalacy developed these solutions with a vision to reduce infection risk to staff and encourage safe distancing. The solution features real-time vibration alerts notify users that another user may be too close. Moreover, it comes with an integrated bluetooth enabled smartbands that send alerts when a user comes within an unsafe proximity of another user.

Monitor and Improve Purposeful Nurse Rounding

The Vitalacy Automated Nurse Rounding Compliance Monitoring Solution continuously captures caregiver room entry and exit events along with patient bed visits. As a result, organizations and individuals can seamlessly improve patient safety and satisfaction through consistent rounding to proactively address patient needs and better prevent falls. The devices are designed to continuously capture compliance data so that managers and admins can get back to focusing on patient care. Increased hand washing can reduce infection risk to the staff and patients with hand hygiene coaching at point-of-care. The solution can also seamlessly track both compliance and non-compliance with duration reminders, wash reminders.

The company’s small lightweight sensors adhere to each dispenser and monitor dispense events. Sensors work with both manual and automatic dispensers for soap and sanitizer. They are easy to install with a battery life of at least two years. This way, Vitalacy is made to make dispensers smarter.

Seamless Monitoring

The Vitalacy Automated Nurse Rounding Compliance Monitoring Solution continuously captures caregiver room entry and exit events along with patient bed visits. This way the solution can improve patient safety and satisfaction through consistent rounding to proactively address patient needs and better prevent falls. Designed in partnership with current clients, the Vitalacy Nurse Rounding Solution can identify workflow inefficiencies and give patients and families piece of mind.

Automated monitoring captures the following data points. The Vitalacy SmartBand and SmartBadge monitor patient room and bed visits with time stamps, visit duration and dispense event tracking. As a result, there will be no disruption to workflow. All data is stored and easily viewed on the Vitalacy Dashboard. Reports have been perfected in partnership with current customer feedback, always keeping auditing agencies like Leapfrog in mind. Views range from individual performance sorted by title, department up to total enterprise and every level in-between.

The Road to Innovation

Since opening its doors in 2008, Vitalacy has been developing some of the most innovative and cutting-edge infection control and monitoring solutions. The company’s automated solutions are widely being accepted across the industry. Today, the company is working to enhance its offerings while creating a global presence.

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Janel Nour-Omid
Management 
Co-Founder & CEO
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