Vital Signs Monitoring Costs
Estimated Reduction in Length of Stay
Estimated Cost Savings Automated Vital Signs Capture and Documentation
1 % of Total Beds Non Critical Care 80%. Occupancy rate for urban hospitals 64%. Beckers Hospital Review. Capacity dashboard: 52 statistics on U.S. hospital capacity. July 2014.
2 Meccariello M, Perkins D, Quigley LG, et al. Evaluating the Use of an Automated Vital Signs Documentation System on a Medical/Surgical Unit. JHIM. Fall 2010. Volume 24 / Number 4.
3 Bellomo R, Ackerman M, Bailey M, et al. A controlled trial of electronic automated advisory vital signs monitoring in general hospital wards. Crit Care Med 2012 Vol. 40, No. 8.
4 Beckers Hospital Review. Average Cost per Inpatient Stay Across 50 States. May 2015.