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Case Study

Akron Children’s Hospital

Akron Children’s Hospital reduces number of alarms in the NICU to tackle alarm fatigue and ensure patient safety.

Akron Children’s Hospital is one of the largest pediatric hospitals in the United States, with approximately 800,000 patient visits per year.

Read the case study to see how Akron Children’s Hospital:

  • Implemented an alarm management plan using Voalte smartphones and Connexall middleware.
  • Sent patient alarms directly to the assigned nurse’s smartphone.
  • Reduced alarm notifications by 57 percent.

The NICU nurses are happy with the attention we are giving to the issue of alarm fatigue.

Christine Young MSN, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, Director of Nursing, Neonatal Services, Akron Children’s Hospital