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An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure Doctor by bed

In the US:

  • 2.5 million pressure ulcers are reported annually resulting in 60,000 deaths costing the Healthcare system approximately $11 billion each year
  • One in three adults age 65 and older fall each year costing the system approximately $30 billion each year
  • Approximately 34,000 Alzheimer patients wander out of their homes or care facilities each year, and an estimated 11% to 24% of institutionalized dementia patients wander ("elopement"). Elopement can result in injuries and death, the average out of court settlement in 2009 was $393,650.

All of these issues are considered preventable...

With over 20 years in the Long-Term Care sector, I have yet to attend a clinical meeting that does not mention the critical topics of pressure ulcers and falls.... We are living in the age of technology - it is time that we connect healthcare and technology to produce positive outcomes for those we serve.

-John F. Vrba
CEO Burgess Square Healthcare
& Rehabilitation Centre