|POSITION CHANGE

Pressure Ulcers

Pressure ulcers are preventable, yet a recent study concluded that on average 16.7% of patients develops pressure ulcers in skilled nursing facilities and hospital patients develop pressure ulcers at an alarming rate. The cost of treating each pressure ulcer in a SNF costs an average of $7,000; in a hospital the cost ranges from $15,000 – 50,000. Clinicians and caregivers need better tools to help reduce the incidence of pressure ulcers. The BAM Labs Position Change application has been proven to improve recorded position changes by 65.3%, verified position changes by 155.2%, and the amount of time documenting position changes by 40.1% — saving staff 72 seconds per position change, or 90 hours per month in a 100 room SNF.

Scheduled Position Changes 100% Verified

  • Record position changes via iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad (or any internet connect device)
  • See the duration since the last position change
  • Receive automated reminders for the next position change
  • Validate position changes and ensure compliance with the standard of care

Significant benefits

  • Helps raise position change awareness for staff
  • Training tool for management to spot opportunities for improvement and compliance
  • Improves efficiency – know precisely when patients need to be repositioned
  • Position changes can be custom scheduled for each patient
  • Closed loop protocol providing accurate position change documentation
Position Change