Connex Value Analysis Tool for Long-Term Care

This Value Analyzer helps you estimate your current costs and potential savings by connecting your Connex® Vital Signs Monitor to your EMR. We have populated the tool with values either provided by our reference sites for sites connecting our Connex Vital Signs Monitor or that have come from external sources. Click on the info icon to view the bibliographic data for each value.

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*Note 1This is the total of all LTC or SNF beds that would require regular checking of vital signs.

*Note 2Source: CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing: Eliminating Errors in Vital Signs Documentation, FIELER, VICKIE K. PhD, RN, AOCN; JAGLOWSKI, THOMAS BSN, RN; RICHARDS, KAREN DNP, RN, NE-BC, 2013. The paper vital signs recording had an error rate of 18.75%.

*Note 3Source: 47% reduction per JHIM FALL 2010 Volume 24:Number 4, Vital Time Savings: Evaluating the Use of an Automated Vital Signs Documentation System on a Medical/Surgical Unit By Meg Meccariello et al

*Note 4JHIM FALL 2010 Volume 24:Number 4, Vital Time Savings: Evaluating the Use of an Automated Vital Signs Documentation System on a Medical/Surgical Unit By Meg Meccariello; Dave Perkins; Loretta G. Quigley, RN, MS; Angie Rock, MBA, CCRP; and Jiejing Qiu, MS

*Note 5Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Handbook: Registered Nurses in Nursing and Residential Care Facilities. : http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/registered-nurses.htm#tab-5

The information contained in this calculator is provided for convenience only and represents no statement, promise or guarantee by Welch Allyn concerning estimated time or cost savings.
Hourly salary for Registered Nurse calculated based on Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Handbook: Registered Nurses in Nursing and Residential Care Facilities: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/registered-nurses.htm#tab-5. Annual salary of $58,830/52 weeks = $1,131.34/week. Estimating 40 hours per week, $1,131.34/40 = $28.28/per hour.
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