Patient Is UP
Palarum’s PUP® (Patient Is UP) solution utilizes a platform built around a patented Smart Sock and IoT technologies which document and notify caregivers when a patient is truly up and out of bed unattended. This technology is an advancement from the currently utilized methods in Hospitals and provides Hospitals and Hospitals system with the technology and data to drive results within their organization.
Setting New Benchmarks
Patient falls in the U.S. are a devastating problem. Every year nearly 1 million patients in U.S. Hospitals fall while hospitalized. CMS data reports that the average US Hospital experiences 5 falls per 1000 patient days. The average medical cost for each patient fall is $10,220, or 10 Billion annually for medical costs associated with patient falls. Results matter!