COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. & IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that Bassett Medical Center, a 180-bed Cooperstown, New York hospital, has adopted Masimo Patient SafetyNet™ and Root® with Vital Signs Check across its 54-bed medical-surgical unit, including pediatric beds. The integrated system, extending from bedside patient monitoring and data collection to supplemental remote monitoring and notification, provides advanced monitoring, streamlines workflows, automates the integration and transfer of patient data, and keeps clinicians abreast of pertinent changes in patient condition even from afar, helping to enhance quality of care and patient safety.
Ronette Wiley, RN, COO of Bassett Medical Center, commented, “We value this partnership with Masimo. Patient SafetyNet and the integrated Vital Signs Check capabilities of Root are already proving to be a great fit for our medical-surgical units. It’s been just over a month since implementation, and already the feedback from our clinicians is positive.”
In discussing several potential patient events to which their newly installed Root and Patient SafetyNet system alerted clinicians, Charles Oliver, RN, Assistant Nurse Manager at Bassett Medical Center, said of Patient SafetyNet, “This has undoubtedly prevented rapid responses, transfers and possibly even a code situation today.”
Masimo Root is a powerful, expandable bedside platform that integrates an array of technologies, devices, and systems to provide multimodal monitoring and connectivity solutions – in a single, clinician-centric hub. Root’s plug-and-play expansion capabilities allow clinicians to simplify patient monitoring by bringing together advanced rainbow SET™ Pulse CO-Oximetry, brain function monitoring, regional oximetry, capnography, and vital signs measurements on an easy-to-interpret, customizable display, empowering clinicians with important information for making patient assessments. Vital Signs Check for Root allows clinicians to streamline and automate vital signs measurement and patient data workflows.
Masimo Patient SafetyNet is a supplemental remote monitoring and clinician notification system which allows patient monitoring data, gathered and integrated at the bedside by Root and other Masimo devices, to be accessed from central viewing stations. When changes occur in measured values that may indicate deterioration in a patient’s condition, Patient SafetyNet automatically sends wireless alerts directly to clinicians, wherever they may be, allowing clinicians to respond quickly to patients in potential distress. In addition, Patient SafetyNet automates the transfer of patient data, including vital signs, early warning scores (EWS), and other physiological parameters, directly to hospital electronic medical record (EMR) systems, like the Epic EMR used by Bassett Medical Center.
In a landmark study at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire, researchers found that continuous monitoring of adult post-surgical patients using Masimo SET® pulse oximetry on Masimo bedside devices, in conjunction with Masimo Patient SafetyNet, resulted in a 65% reduction in rapid response team activations and a 48% reduction in transfers back to the ICU.1 Over five years, they achieved their goal of zero preventable deaths or brain damage due to opioids,2 and over ten years, they maintained a 50% reduction in unplanned transfers and a 60% reduction in rescue events, despite increase in patient acuity and occupancy.3
Joe Kiani, founder and CEO of Masimo, said, “We applaud Bassett Medical Center’s prioritization of patient safety and are happy they are already seeing the benefits of implementing integrated Masimo systems like Root and Patient SafetyNet, designed to improve and automate care. With a solid foundation of Masimo monitoring technologies like Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion™ SET® pulse oximetry and our advanced rainbow® parameters, and the streamlined workflows made possible by Masimo’s enhanced connectivity and data integration solutions, clinicians at Bassett can remain focused more acutely than ever on delivering the best possible patient care.”
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The use of the trademark Patient SafetyNet is under license from University HealthSystem Consortium.
- Taenzer A et al. Impact of Pulse Oximetry Surveillance on Rescue Events and Intensive Care Unit Transfers: A Before-And-After Concurrence Study. Anesthesiology. 2010; 112(2):282-287.
- Taenzer A et al. Postoperative Monitoring – The Dartmouth Experience. Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Newsletter. Spring-Summer 2012.
- McGrath S et al. Surveillance Monitoring Management for General Care Units: Strategy, Design, and Implementation. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 2016 Jul;42(7):293-302.
Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) is a global leader in innovative noninvasive monitoring technologies. Our mission is to improve patient outcomes and reduce the cost of care. In 1995, the company debuted Masimo SET® Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion™ pulse oximetry, which has been shown in multiple studies to significantly reduce false alarms and accurately monitor for true alarms. Masimo SET® has also been shown to help clinicians reduce severe retinopathy of prematurity in neonates,1 improve CCHD screening in newborns,2 and, when used for continuous monitoring with Masimo Patient SafetyNet™ in post-surgical wards, reduce rapid response activations and costs.3,4,5 Masimo SET® is estimated to be used on more than 100 million patients in leading hospitals and other healthcare settings around the world,6 and is the primary pulse oximetry at 9 of the top 10 hospitals listed in the 2018-19 U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll.7 In 2005, Masimo introduced rainbow® Pulse CO-Oximetry technology, allowing noninvasive and continuous monitoring of blood constituents that previously could only be measured invasively, including total hemoglobin (SpHb®), oxygen content (SpOC™), carboxyhemoglobin (SpCO®), methemoglobin (SpMet®), Pleth Variability Index (PVi®), and more recently, Oxygen Reserve Index (ORi™), in addition to SpO2, pulse rate, and perfusion index (Pi). In 2014, Masimo introduced Root®, an intuitive patient monitoring and connectivity platform with the Masimo Open Connect® (MOC-9®) interface, enabling other companies to augment Root with new features and measurement capabilities. Masimo is also taking an active leadership role in mHealth with products such as the Radius-7® wearable patient monitor, iSpO2® pulse oximeter for smartphones, and the MightySat™ fingertip pulse oximeter. Additional information about Masimo and its products may be found at www.masimo.com. Published clinical studies on Masimo products can be found at http://www.masimo.com/evidence/featured-studies/feature/.
ORi has not received FDA 510(k) clearance and is not available for sale in the United States.
The use of the trademark Patient SafetyNet is under license from University HealthSystem Consortium.
- Castillo A et al. Prevention of Retinopathy of Prematurity in Preterm Infants through Changes in Clinical Practice and SpO2 Technology. Acta Paediatr. 2011 Feb;100(2):188-92.
- de-Wahl Granelli A et al. Impact of pulse oximetry screening on the detection of duct dependent congenital heart disease: a Swedish prospective screening study in 39,821 newborns. BMJ. 2009;Jan 8;338.
- Taenzer AH et al. Impact of Pulse Oximetry Surveillance on Rescue Events and Intensive Care Unit Transfers: A Before-And-After Concurrence Study. Anesthesiology. 2010; 112(2):282-287.
- Taenzer AH et al. Postoperative Monitoring – The Dartmouth Experience. Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Newsletter. Spring-Summer 2012.
- McGrath SP et al. Surveillance Monitoring Management for General Care Units: Strategy, Design, and Implementation. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 2016 Jul;42(7):293-302.
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This press release includes forward-looking statements as defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, in connection with the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements include, among others, statements regarding the potential effectiveness of Masimo Root® and Patient SafetyNet™. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations about future events affecting us and are subject to risks and uncertainties, all of which are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond our control and could cause our actual results to differ materially and adversely from those expressed in our forward-looking statements as a result of various risk factors, including, but not limited to: risks related to our assumptions regarding the repeatability of clinical results; risks related to our belief that Masimo's unique noninvasive measurement technologies, including Masimo Root and Patient SafetyNet, contribute to positive clinical outcomes and patient safety; risks related to our belief that Masimo noninvasive medical breakthroughs provide cost-effective solutions and unique advantages; as well as other factors discussed in the "Risk Factors" section of our most recent reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), which may be obtained for free at the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. Although we believe that the expectations reflected in our forward-looking statements are reasonable, we do not know whether our expectations will prove correct. All forward-looking statements included in this press release are expressly qualified in their entirety by the foregoing cautionary statements. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of today's date. We do not undertake any obligation to update, amend or clarify these statements or the "Risk Factors" contained in our most recent reports filed with the SEC, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required under the applicable securities laws.