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BIDMC to focus on tools for preventing harm, engaging families in ICUs

By Susan D. Hall FierceHealthIT January 27, 2014
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With a $5.3 million grant, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center plans to create digital tools to further eliminate preventable harm in the intensive care unit and better engage with patients and families.

With the grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Beth Israel will join Johns Hopkins Medicine, the University of California-San Francisco and Brigham & Women's Hospital in an ICU Consortium focused on redesigning intensive care.

Clinicians will partner with MIT system scientists to develop a model for measuring and managing the leading indicators of risk for harm in the ICU, including a dashboard showing clinicians conditions that might threaten patient safety.

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