One Person Safely Monitors 12 Patients, Thanks to TeleSitter - AvaSure

One Person Safely Monitors 12 Patients, Thanks to TeleSitter

When a patient in the hospital requires 24/7 monitoring — due to a risk of falling, for example — someone must continually stay in the patient’s room to ensure the patient’s safety. The need for this type of service has been rising at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center because of the number of patients with a psychiatric condition or addiction, says Andy Magalee, director of nursing at the medical center. To address the demand, the hospital adopted remote video monitoring technology to create the TeleSitter program.

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