September 29, 2021

Thank You! | Is your hospital ready for CMS’ glycemic management measures? Here’s your guide.

In by Alexa Driscoll

Thank you!   Is your hospital ready for CMS’ glycemic management measures? Here’s your guide. Danielle Scheurer, MD, MSRC, SFHM | Medical University of South Carolina Jordan Messler, MD, SFHM, FACP | Glytec You’ll receive an email with a link to this video in case you want to watch it later.  MAR-0000359 Rev 1.0 TRANSCRIPT: Hi, everyone, and welcome to today’s …

View Post

August 13, 2021

CMS FY22 eCQM Hospital Harm

In by Alexa Driscoll

What You Need to Know CMS FY22 eCQM Hospital Harm – Severe Hyperglycemia and Severe Hypoglycemia MeasuresIn August 2021, CMS (US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) released new rules for the upcoming FY22 fiscal year. This update includes changes to the Hospital Inpatient Quality-Reporting (IQR) Program, which requires healthcare facilities to capture and report electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs).  …

View Post

January 7, 2021

A Nurse’s Introduction to Glytec’s eGMS

In by Alexa Driscoll

guideeGlycemic Management System® Guided Workflows for Nurses that Help Improve Patient Safety1A Nurse’s Introduction to Glytec’s eGMS Glycemic management can be a major source of stress for nurses. Manually calculating insulin doses, calling physicians to verify or adjust titration, copying information from paper protocols into the EMR — they all take time away from the patient. The risks to patient …

View Post

January 5, 2021

eGMS Implementation & Support: A proven process for glycemic management success

In by Alexa Driscoll

guideeGMS® Implementation & Support A proven process for glycemic management successCreating great software is one thing. Getting it to work seamlessly in actual hospital environments is another. That’s why we developed a streamlined post-purchase process that ensures all stakeholders have exactly what they need to achieve great results. Our tried-and-true implementation process includes detailed milestones, weekly meetings and regular progress …

View Post

November 24, 2020

The Key to Unlocking Quality Improvement in Diabetes Care and Beyond

In by Alexa Driscoll

guideeGlycemic Management System® The Key to Unlocking Quality Improvement in Diabetes Care and BeyondBy providing a high-reliability strategy for achieving the standard of care in glycemic management, Glytec’s eGlycemic Management System (eGMS) can help improve the quality of inpatient diabetes care and positively impact organization-wide quality measures including readmissions2 and length of stay.1 Glucommander, our FDA-cleared decision support software that …

View Post

November 23, 2020

Reduce Average Length of Stay with Glytec’s eGMS®

In by Alexa Driscoll

guideeGlycemic Management System® Reduce Average Length of Stay with Glytec’s eGMS®Length of stay (LOS) is one of the most important performance indicators for hospitals. Average LOS reflects the quality and efficiency of the care patients are receiving, and strongly correlates with cost of care. Reducing length of stay can produce direct and meaningful benefits for hospitals, including freed up beds, …

View Post

November 9, 2020

Reduce hospital readmission rates with Glytec’s eGMS®

In by Alexa Driscoll

guideeGlycemic Management System® Reduce hospital readmission rates with Glytec’s eGMS®How Glycemic Management Impacts Readmissions Readmission rates are a key indicator of hospital quality, and high readmission rates following certain diagnoses and procedures can lead to penalties from CMS under the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP).1 While a number of variables can impact readmission rates, controlling patient blood glucose is an …

View Post

October 22, 2020

Reduce the Incidence of Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia with the help of Glytec’s eGMS®

In by Alexa Driscoll

guideeGlycemic Management System® Reduce the Incidence of Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia with the help of Glytec’s eGMS®Dips and spikes in patient blood glucose can prolong recovery and lead to dangerous complications. Unfortunately, many healthcare providers and hospital leaders accept high rates of hypo- and hyperglycemia as normal. They don’t have to be. Poor glycemic management is typically driven by three factors: …

View Post

June 24, 2020

Improved Hospital Glycemic Control with eGMS® and High-Reliability Strategies – Dr. H. Courtenay Harrison, Jr.

In by Carisa McLaughlin

videoImproved Hospital Glycemic Control with eGMS and High-Reliability Strategies Presenter: H. Courtenay Harrison, Jr., MD | Sentara Virginia Beach General HospitalWatch the video today! Learn how Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital: Resolved insulin mismanagement in their facility using technology and new insulin protocols Evaluated strategies to reduce severe hypoglycemia, overall hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia video Improved Hospital Glycemic Control with eGMS …

View Post

Sustained Hypoglycemia Reduction with IV insulin via eGMS® – Barbara McLean, MN, RN

In by Carisa McLaughlin

videoSustained Hypoglycemia Reduction with IV Insulin via eGlycemic Management System Presenter: Barbara McLean, MN, RN, CCNS-BC, NP-BC | Grady HospitalWatch the video today! Learn how Grady Hospital: Evaluated the efficacy of the eGMS® compared to standard protocols Analyzed the incidence of severe hypoglycemia and overall hypoglycemia within their health system over three years video Sustained Hypoglycemia Reduction with IV Insulin …

View Post

Improved Patient Safety and Glycemic Outcomes in the ICU Using Computer-Guided Intravenous Insulin Therapy Versus Subcutaneous Insulin Therapy

In by Carisa McLaughlin

videoImproved Patient Safety and Glycemic Outcomes in the ICU Using Computer-Guided Intravenous Insulin Therapy Versus Subcutaneous Insulin Therapy Presenter: Alexandria Hall, PharmD | Grady HospitalWatch the video today! Learn how Grady Hospital: Compared continuous IV insulin to subcutaneous insulin use for hyperglycemic patients Evaluated ICU protocols on rates of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia and time to target blood glucose video Improved …

View Post

June 22, 2020

Reduction of Hospital Hypoglycemia with eGMS and Quality Programming Across 180 US Hospitals

In by Carisa McLaughlin

videoReduction of Hospital Hypoglycemia with eGMS and Quality Programming Across 180 US Hospitals Presenter: Joseph Aloi, MD | Wake Forest Baptist HealthWatch the video today! Learn how Wake Forest Baptist Health: Conducted the largest patient safety clinical trial to date on an eGMS® Evaluated the risk of hypoglycemia on an eGMS in 180 hospitals and across 108,535 patients video Reduction …

View Post

March 12, 2020

Reducing Hypoglycemia in Hospitalized Patients: Get the Evidence

In by Susan Lawrence

Reducing Hypoglycemia in Hospitalized Patients: Get the Evidence Receive a report detailing the results of 11 clinical studies, all of which highlight use of Glytec’s eGlycemic Management System (sample pages shown here). Simply complete the form below. Reducing Hypoglycemia in Hospitalized Patients: Get the Evidence Receive a report detailing the results of 11 clinical studies, all of which highlight use …

View Post

November 1, 2017

Successfully transitioning from sliding scale to basal bolus: Truths behind the journey and the results. Rose Newsom of Kaweah Delta Health Care District.

In by Susan Lawrence

Successfully transitioning from sliding scale to basal bolus: Truths behind the journey and the results. Rose Newsom of Kaweah Delta Health Care District.

View Post

October 1, 2017

Clinicians and Patients Speak to the Efficacy, Safety and Value of Glytec’s eGlycemic Management System.

In by Heather DelCarpini

Clinicians and Patients Speak to the Efficacy, Safety and Value of Glytec’s eGlycemic Management System.

View Post

August 1, 2017

Successfully transitioning from sliding scale to basal bolus: Truths behind the journey and the results. Kaweah Delta Health Care District.

In by Susan Lawrence

Successfully transitioning from sliding scale to basal bolus: Truths behind the journey and the results. Kaweah Delta Health Care District. Download a PDF of this compelling case study showcasing how Kaweah Delta Health Care District partnered with Glytec to achieve best practices in glycemic management.Download PDFSuccessfully transitioning from sliding scale to basal bolus: Truths behind the journey and the results. …

View Post

June 1, 2017

Clinical and financial impact of inpatient diabetes care and glycemic management in the ICU and Non-ICU. Dr. Guillermo Umpierrez of Emory University and Grady Health.

In by Susan Lawrence

Clinical and financial impact of inpatient diabetes care and glycemic management in the ICU and Non-ICU. Dr. Guillermo Umpierrez of Emory University and Grady Health. TOPICTIME STAMPIntroducing Dr. Guiellermo Umpierrez00:00 Diabetes Research at Emory University01:18 Hypoglycemia in the ICU03:24 Clinical Inertia Surrounding Glycemic Control05:14 Current Glycemic Guidelines and Targets06:06 Reducing Complications for Cardiovascular Surgery Patients07:10 Reducing ICU Stay for Cardiovascular …

View Post

January 1, 2017

Improvements in quality and safety of patient care through changes to insulin management protocols, including the transition from Monarch Medical Technologies’ EndoTool to Glytec’s Glucommander. MedPage Today interviews Dr. Valerie Garrett.

In by Heather DelCarpini

Improvements in quality and safety of patient care through changes to insulin management protocols, including the transition from Monarch Medical Technologies’ EndoTool to Glytec’s Glucommander. MedPage Today interviews Dr. Valerie Garrett.

View Post

December 1, 2016

Gaining buy-in from hospital administration for a glycemic management initiative. Dr. Paul Chidester of Sentara Healthcare.

In by Heather DelCarpini

Gaining buy-in from hospital administration for a glycemic management initiative. Dr. Paul Chidester of Sentara Healthcare.

View Post

August 1, 2015

Use of integrated insulin algorithms for cardiovascular surgery patients, including reasons for replacing Monarch Medical Technologies’ EndoTool with Glytec’s Glucommander. MD Magazine interviews Dr. Valerie Garrett.

In by Heather DelCarpini

Use of integrated insulin algorithms for cardiovascular surgery patients, including reasons for replacing Monarch Medical Technologies’ EndoTool with Glytec’s Glucommander. MD Magazine interviews Dr. Valerie Garrett.