August 20, 2021

You’re Invited to Time to Target: Glycemic Innovation & Collaboration Summit

In by Alexa Driscoll

You’re Invited to Time to Target: Glycemic Innovation and Collaboration Summit A Message from John Downey, Chief Commercial Officer at Glytec Hi, I’m John Downey, the Chief Commercial Officer at Glytec.  Glytec helps clinicians personalize insulin dosing for the roughly 40% of hospitalized patients whose care would benefit from insulin therapy. Earlier this month, CMS announced new quality metrics and …

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April 1, 2020

CMS measure specification: Hospital Harm – Hypoglycemia.

In by Susan Lawrence

What do you need to know about the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed hypoglycemia measure?Measure IntentBetter Quality of Care This measure would incentivize hospitals to implement clinical workflows that facilitate evidence-based management of diabetes to reduce the likelihood of hypoglycemia events. Improved Patient Outcomes This measure may result in fewer patients experiencing adverse events associated with low …

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January 1, 2018

Hypoglycemia in the hospital. Why is it costing you millions and what can you do?

In by Susan Lawrence

Hypoglycemia in the hospital. Why is it costing you millions and what can you do? Hypoglycemia in the hospital is common, costly, extremely serious and largely preventable. It is a major safety concern impacting patients with and without diabetes across all service lines. Download this comprehensive eBook and learn everything you need to know about hypoglycemia, including what you can …

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October 1, 2016

Hypoglycemia in hospitalized patients: Key issues and the prospect of a publicly-reported measure. Dr. Greg Maynard of UC Davis Medical Center.

In by Heather DelCarpini

Hypoglycemia in hospitalized patients: Key issues and the prospect of a publicly-reported measure. Dr. Greg Maynard of UC Davis Medical Center. TOPICTIME STAMPIntroducing Dr. Greg Maynard and Topics Being Addressed00:00 Main Messages Concerning Hypoglycemia in Hospitalized Patients00:44 Association Between Hypoglycemia and Adverse Drug Events01:46 Four Primary Causes of Iatrogenic Hypoglycemia02:23 Devastating Effects of Hypoglycemia: A Real Patient Story03:07 Frequency of …