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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).  …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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October 5, 2020

Diabetes Technology Society’s Virtual International COVID-19 and Diabetes Summit – Jordan Messler, MD, SFHM, FACP

In by Alexa Driscoll

videoDiabetes Technology Society’s Virtual International COVID-19 and Diabetes Summit Technology-Driven Glycemic Management in the COVID-19 Era Presenter: Jordan Messler, MD, SFHM, FACP | Executive Director, Clinical Practice at Glytec Watch the video and read the event recap:The 2020 Diabetes Technology Society’s Virtual International COVID-19 and Diabetes Summit brought together a broad range of panelists to discuss the “Role of Industry” during …

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June 24, 2020

Technology Reduces the #1 Adverse Medication Safety Events in the Hospital – Debra Dudley, RN

In by Carisa McLaughlin

videoTechnology Reduces the #1 Adverse Medication Safety Events (AMSE) in the Hospital Presenter: Debra Dudley BS, RN, CDE | AdventHealth Diabetes InstituteWatch the video today! Learn how AdventHealth: Addressed the high number of hypoglycemic events among their patients Compared the efficacy and safety of different insulin management systems Used technology to reduce patient length of stay and the occurrence of …

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Utilization of eGMS® Decreases Hypoglycemia Adverse Drug Events, LOS and Costs – Jamie Casanova, PharmD

In by Carisa McLaughlin

videoUtilization of Computer-Guided Insulin Dosing Decreases Hypoglycemia Adverse Drug Events, Length of Stay and Cost of Care at Large Pacific Northwest Health System Presenter: Jamie Casanova, PharmD, BCPS | CHI FranciscanWatch the video today! Learn how CHI Franciscan: Conducted a study on the clinical and financial outcomes of an eGMS® Evaluated the impact of an eGMS on length of stay …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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April 10, 2020

Insulin Management and COVID-19 Resources

In by Susan Lawrence

Insulin Management and COVID-19 ResourcesWhat We Know About Patients with Diabetes or Hyperglycemia and COVID-19Why Glycemic Control is Important:It has been widely studied that the incidence of diabetes predisposes patients to an increased risk of infections1 and an increased risk of complications during infection2. Additionally, the occurrence of hyperglycemia contributes to an impaired immune response.3Emerging Studies on COVID-19 and Patients …

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February 1, 2018

U.S. Survey of Healthcare Professionals: Inpatient Diabetes Care and Glycemic Management. Focus on Insulin Therapy and Hypoglycemia.

In by Heather DelCarpini

U.S. Survey of Healthcare Professionals: Inpatient Diabetes Care and Glycemic Management. Focus on Insulin Therapy and Hypoglycemia. Achieving better outcomes for patients with diabetes is imperative to the successful shift from volume to value. The question is, are we doing everything we can? Are we paying enough attention to their unique needs? A recent nationwide survey of healthcare professionals who …

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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.

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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 …

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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.

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September 1, 2016

Clinical and financial outcomes of intensive glucose control for cardiac surgery patients, including results of the GLUCO-CABG Trial. Dr. Guillermo Umpierrez of Emory University and Grady Health.

In by Heather DelCarpini

Clinical and financial outcomes of intensive glucose control for cardiac surgery patients, including results of the GLUCO-CABG Trial. Dr. Guillermo Umpierrez of Emory University and Grady Health.

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February 1, 2016

Use of Glucommander for management and resolution of diabetic ketoacidosis in hospitalized patients. MedPage Today interviews Dr. Guillermo Umpierrez.

In by Heather DelCarpini

Use of Glucommander for management and resolution of diabetic ketoacidosis in hospitalized patients. MedPage Today interviews Dr. Guillermo Umpierrez.

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December 1, 2015

A new standard of care for glycemic control: Sentara Healthcare’s transition to Glytec’s eGMS, operations perspective. Audrey Douglas-Cooke, Vice President Operations and Associate Nursing Executive.

In by Heather DelCarpini

A new standard of care for glycemic control: Sentara Healthcare’s transition to Glytec’s eGMS, operations perspective. Audrey Douglas-Cooke, Vice President Operations and Associate Nursing Executive.

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November 1, 2015

A new standard of care for glycemic control: Sentara Healthcare’s transition to Glytec’s eGMS, executive perspective. Dr. Paul Chidester, Vice President Medical Affairs, and Dr. H. Courtenay Harrison, Jr., Medical Director Diabetes Center.

In by Heather DelCarpini

A new standard of care for glycemic control: Sentara Healthcare’s transition to Glytec’s eGMS, executive perspective. Dr. Paul Chidester, Vice President Medical Affairs, and Dr. H. Courtenay Harrison, Jr., Medical Director Diabetes Center.

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October 1, 2015

A new standard of care for glycemic control: Sentara Healthcare’s transition to Glytec’s eGMS, nursing perspective. Margaret Bachand, Diabetes Center Manager; Evelyn Olenick, Vice President Patient Care Services; and Grace Pagtakhan, former Clinical Nurse II.

In by Heather DelCarpini

A new standard of care for glycemic control: Sentara Healthcare’s transition to Glytec’s eGMS, nursing perspective. Margaret Bachand, Diabetes Center Manager; Evelyn Olenick, Vice President Patient Care Services; and Grace Pagtakhan, former Clinical Nurse II.