Virtual Sitter Service

EQUUM Medical’s Virtual Sitter Service can help to keep more of these at-risk patients safe.

Are You Experiencing Issues with Patient Safety? 

Falls are a serious threat to patient safety, and patients who are at risk for falls are often monitored by an in-room sitter while in the hospital. While in-room sitters are effective, this can present staffing and coverage challenges as demand grows.
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continuous remote patient monitoring

EQUUM Medical’s Virtual Sitter Service provides continuous remote patient monitoring by experienced, trained observers who communicate with the patient and bedside team to intervene before falls occur.

issues beyond falls

Beyond falls, the application of virtual sitter services helps solve a wide range of safety issues such as pulling at lines, tubes, and drains; Elopement; and agitation to name a few

reduce adverse events

Equum Medical’s Virtual Sitter Service can reduce adverse events just like physical sitting, however, by remotely monitoring these at-risk patients, Equum Medical is able to help hospitals expand this service to a broader population of patients while reducing costs.

How We Can Help

EQUUM Medical provides Virtual Sitters to meet the needs of at-risk patients. 

EXPERIENCE

Our experienced and trained observers continuously monitor patients and help keep them safe by intervening in times of need.


COMMUNICATION

They communicate directly with the patient to redirect behavior. If the patient needs something from the staff, the observer can communicate directly with the hospital staff to ensure the patient gets the timely assistance they need.

SUPPORT

EQUUM Medical’s Virtual Sitter Service can help to keep more of these at-risk patients safe. From an operational perspective, our team is well versed in change management and highly capable of customizing services to meet our client’s needs.

COLLABORATION

We take a collaborative approach to clinical process design. As for technology, we take a flexible approach, enabling clients to leverage their existing platform, or we can advise and guide as needed.

Our Results

For over 10 years, EQUUM Medical has been staffing board certified Critical Care Physicians with an average of six years of experience in remote monitoring. We’ve enabled numerous hospitals and health systems to care for a larger number of patients, improve patient care, and deliver a positive clinical, operational, & financial impact.
$632
Increase in Contribution Margin/ICU Case
50%
Increase in Retained ICU Cases
35%
*Better than Risk Adjusted Vent Days
50%
*Better than predicted Risk Adjusted ICU LOS
23%
*Better than predicted Risk Adjusted ICU Mortality
46%
Reduction in ER Case Leakage

WE TAKE A CUSTOMIZED APPROACH

meeting the unique needs of each client with flexible pricing and coverage options, adapting to your technology platform and ensuring quality of care is delivered through proven data driven change management methodologies.

What Makes Us Different

For over 10 years, EQUUM Medical has been staffing board certified Critical Care Physicians with an average of six years of experience in remote monitoring. We’ve enabled numerous hospitals and health systems to care for a larger number of patients, improve patient care, and deliver a positive clinical, operational, & financial impact.
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EQUUM Medical is an acute care telehealth company, enabling access to specialty care across a variety of clinical settings.
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