Using Technology to Improve Behavior Outcomes in Nursing Homes
Conclusion: The use of Foresight proved beneficial to the nursing facility. They experienced a reduction in adverse behaviors observed as well as a decrease in the rate of ED transfers and antipsychotic use for their residents. They have also experienced some auxiliary improvements in overall management of their patients. Staff reported positive feedback of the intervention and expressed an increase in job satisfaction with the use of this technology.
SQUIRE report written by: Donna Wascom, MHS, RRT, CHC
June 8, 2018
Note: This material was prepared by Quality Insights, the Medicare Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization for West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey and Louisiana under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The contents presented do not necessarily reflect CMS policy.