HealthCast™ intelligent patient monitoring — solutions your hospital needs

Hospitals are facing many challenges

Staffing is scarce. Manual charting is time-consuming. Spot-checking is inefficient. Respiratory events are costly. And acuity levels are rising on the general care floor.1  See how our HealthCast™ intelligent patient monitoring solutions can help.

89%

Of nurses surveyed said their workplace was short-staffed2

≥89%

Cardiac or respiratory vital sign abnormalities missed by spot-check monitoring3

$3,000–$28,000

Higher incremental cost of complication per stay for patients who experience an adverse respiratory event during hospitalization4-6

    

Streamline patient monitoring

    

Optimize patient management with the HealthCast™ intelligent patient monitoring portfolio

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Have eyes on patients at all times

Remotely monitor your patients from anywhere in the hospital.

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You won’t miss the signs

Early warning scores help clinicians recognize deterioration approximately 6.6 hours before code in 60% of cases.9 Continuous monitoring of patient data makes these early warning  scores more meaningful to staff.

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Make informed decisions

Actionable patient data helps teams intervene early, improves patient safety, and informs clinical decisions.

    

 

Patient monitoring technology that unleashes potential

 

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BioButton®* multi-parameter wearable

Track trends using the leading indicators of patient decline to improve safety, empower teams to intervene sooner, prioritize care, and more.
 

    

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HealthCast™ VitalSync™ remote patient monitoring

Remotely monitor patients so staff can respond quickly and improve workflow by connecting patient data straight to the EMR.

    

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HealthCast™ services

Integrate simply and connect seamlessly with support tailored to your needs, including delivery assistance, device EMR connectivity, technical training, and more.

    

    

Stay connected to patient care from hospital to home with continuous remote patient monitoring

    

IN-HOSPITAL

Manage the complexities of patient care

Deployment of continuous remote monitoring systems, like those available in the HealthCast™ portfolio, can help reduce patients’ length of stay,10* improve a hospital’s overall throughput, decrease spot checking and manual charting to streamline workflow, and improve patient outcomes.11*

  • Empowers clinicians with actionable insights
  • Allows them to spend more time with patients
  • Provides an additional layer of support
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Stay in sync during the transition to home

The HealthCast™ portfolio can provide cost-effective monitoring outside of the hospital setting,12* so you can discharge confidently, knowing your patients are monitored.

  • Identify patients with potential for early discharge
  • Reduce the likelihood of 30-day readmissions in patients with chronic illnesses such as COPD and CHF13*
  • Reduce mortality rates12*
  • Integrate into your existing hospital-to-home monitoring system

    

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Proactive care continues at home

With the BioButton®* multi-parameter wearable as a part of your acute care-at-home program, you can provide care for patients while they continue to recover in the comfort of their own homes.

  • Provides valuable patient insights in between visits
  • Helps providers understand patient trends and decide if intervention is required
  • Alerts clinical staff to declining patient trends, enabling earlier intervention
  • Extends hospital capacity beyond number of beds in units
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Let’s connect

To get technical support for one of your monitors today, please contact technical services listed below.

Call technical services (urgent):
800-255-6774
Select option 1, then option 2. Tech services will assist with coverage status, repair/replacement processing, and additional troubleshooting steps.

Email technical services (non-urgent):
For monitors: rs.hqtsweb@medtronic.com
For Vital Sync™: rs.himsupportboulder@medtronic.com

    

    

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Your information will be used and protected in accordance with our privacy statement.

    

    

Patient monitoring products should not be used as the sole basis for diagnosis or therapy and are intended only as an adjunct in patient assessment.

* These studies did not use Medtronic Healthcast™ Devices. Studies used technologies measuring parameters available on devices offered through the HealthCast™ portfolio.

  1. American Hospital Association. Pandemic-driven deferred care has led to increased patient acuity in America’s hospitals. Published August 2022.
  2. ANA Enterprise. COVID-19 impact assessment survey — the second year. January 2022.
  3. Duus CL, Aasvang EK, Olsen RM, et al. Continuous vital sign monitoring after major abdominal surgery — quantification of micro events. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2018;62(9):1200–1208. doi: 10.1111/aas.13173.
  4. Oderda GM, Gan TJ, Johnson BH, Robinson SB. Effect of opioid-related adverse events on outcomes in selected surgical patients. J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother. 2013;27(1):62–70.
  5. Culler SD, McGuire KJ, Little KM, et al. Incremental hospital cost and length-of-stay associated with treating adverse events among Medicare beneficiaries undergoing cervical spinal fusion during fiscal year 2013 and 2014. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 201715;42(20):1578–1586. 
  6. Culler SD, Jevsevar DS, Shea KG, Wright KK, Simon AW. The incremental hospital cost and length-of-stay associated with treating adverse events among Medicare beneficiaries undergoing TKA. J Arthroplasty. 2015;30(1):19–25. 
  7. Pascoe, P. Vital Sync™ Post market clinical follow-up survey results white paper. November 2022.
  8. BlivenB, Bragg M, Long B. Medical Device Connectivity Case Study. Journal of Clinical Engineering. Vol. 41, Issue 2-p E1-E11. April/June 2016;41(2):e1-e11).
  9. Reardon PM, Seely AJE, Fernando SM, et al. Can early warning systems enhance detection of high risk patients by rapid response teams? J Intensive Care Med. 2021;36(5):542–549. 
  10. Brown H, Terrence J, Vasquez P, Bates DW, Zimlichman E. Continuous monitoring in an inpatient medical-surgical unit: a controlled clinical trial. Am J Med. 2014;127(3):226–232.
  11. Stellpflug C, Pierson L, Roloff D, et al. Continuous physiological monitoring improves patient outcomes. Am J Nurs. 2021;121(4):40–46.
  12. De Guzman KR, Snoswell CL, Taylor ML, Gray LC, Caffery LJ. Economic evaluations of remote patient monitoring for chronic disease: a systematic review. Value Health. 2022;25(6):897–913.
  13. Hamza M, Alsma J, Kellett J, et al. Can vital signs recorded in patients’ homes aid decision making in emergency care? A scoping review. Resusc Plus. 2021;6:100116.