Smith+Nephew receives Innovative Technology designation from Vizient for LEAF™ Patient Monitoring System
Every year, healthcare experts serving on
The LEAF Patient Monitoring System is the first wearable, wireless solution which meets the recommendations in the
The use of the LEAF System helped improve nursing efficiencies,4,5 and generated up to
"We are very proud to receive the Innovative Technology designation from
The LEAF System indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions and other important information can be found in the product's Instructions for Use.
† In acutely ill patients in ICU compared to traditional turning methods from 2.7% to 0.7%; p = 0.012
3. Pickham D, Berte N, Pihulic M, Valdez A, Mayer B, Desai M. Effect of a wearable patient sensor on care delivery for preventing pressure injuries in acutely ill adults: A pragmatic randomized clinical trial (LS-HAPI study). Int J Nurs Stud. 2018;80:12-19.
4. Smith+Nephew 2020.Leveraging novel technology to decrease hospital-acquired pressure injuries. Internal Report. EO.AWM.PCS006.001.v1.
5. Rogers M. Reducing Hospital-Acquired Pressure Injuries (HAPI) in Long-term Acute Care with Turn Cueing Technology. Poster presented at:
6. Gasparini R, Derisma Q, Hannon R. "Turning" to Technology: Reducing Hospital Acquired Pressure Injuries in Critical Care with Visual Turn Cueing. Poster presented at:
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