Bainbridge Health Will Provide Children’s Mercy Kansas City with Its Med O.S.© Infusion Pump Platform to Ensure the Safe Use of IV Medications
January 28, 2020 | Cision PRWeb
Bainbridge Health is partnering with Children's Mercy Kansas City, a top-ranked pediatric hospital, in an effort to prevent harm associated with IV medication errors.
PHILADELPHIA (PRWEB) January 28, 2020
Bainbridge Health, a spinoff company of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, is excited to expand its network of hospitals to include Children’s Mercy Kansas City, a top-ranked pediatric hospital in Kansas City, MO. Through the partnership, Bainbridge Health will provide Children’s Mercy with its Med O.S.© Infusion Pump Safety Solution to enhance visibility on medication use data and prevent avoidable harm associated with medication errors.
Each year, medication errors lead to more than 7,000 deaths in the United States alone and are currently one of the leading causes of harm in the hospital setting (1). Bainbridge Health remains committed to preventing medication errors and ensuring the safety of all those who seek care. The company’s Med O.S.© Platform organizes and analyzes infusion pump data to help clinicians better understand how medications are being administered to patients and inform quality improvement initiatives.
With the addition of Children’s Mercy, Bainbridge Health’s pediatric medication dataset is among the largest in the country. “From our roots in a pediatric hospital system, improving quality and safety for children is at the heart of our mission. As pediatric providers come together to share resources and best practices, care will only get better. We are thrilled to welcome such a prestigious and committed provider of children’s health to our network,” said Joseph Kaupp, CEO of Bainbridge Health.
Children’s Mercy is one of the best children’s hospitals in America by U.S. News and World Report, ranking in all 10 pediatric specialties for the fifth consecutive year. Every day its employees strive to fulfill their mission of improving the health and well-being of children by providing comprehensive family-centered health care, committing to the highest level of clinical and psychosocial care, and exhibiting research, educational and service excellence.
About Bainbridge Health
Bainbridge Health was developed in the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and in collaboration with leading adult and pediatric hospitals. Bainbridge helps healthcare organizations unlock the value of their medication data to prevent errors, reduce costs and maintain compliance. Our team seeks to empower clinical partners to put an end to pivot tables, ad-hoc dashboard requests and manually intensive data-clerking. To learn more, please visit bainbridgehealth.com/.
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