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December 15, 2020

COVID-19 Crisis: Why Now is the Time to Invest in Glycemic Management

In by Andrea Martucci

COVID-19 Crisis: Why Now is the Time to Invest in Glycemic Management Outcomes for patients with COVID-19 and hyperglycemia: increased mortality, longer length of stay (LOS) In the midst of the worldwide novel coronavirus pandemic, emerging data suggests that glycemic control for patients with and without a previous diagnosis of diabetes is a critical component for managing the care of …

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November 24, 2020

The Key to Unlocking Quality Improvement in Diabetes Care and Beyond

In by Alexa Driscoll

guide eGlycemic Management System® The Key to Unlocking Quality Improvement in Diabetes Care and Beyond By 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 …

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November 23, 2020

Reduce Average Length of Stay with Glytec’s eGMS®

In by Alexa Driscoll

guide eGlycemic 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 …

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November 9, 2020

Reduce hospital readmission rates with Glytec’s eGMS®

In by Alexa Driscoll

guide eGlycemic 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 …

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October 22, 2020

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

In by Alexa Driscoll

guide eGlycemic 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 …

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October 13, 2020

Helping pharmacists improve insulin safety in the hospital.

In by Alexa Driscoll

guide eGlycemic Management System® Helping pharmacists improve insulin safety in the hospital. Insulin is a high-alert medication, but the complex nature of insulin therapy and the persistence of outdated methodologies among providers makes ensuring safe insulin usage a challenge for pharmacists. Glytec’s eGlycemic Management System (eGMS) helps pharmacists solve many of the complex problems that stand in the way of …

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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

video Diabetes 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 …

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September 18, 2020

Intro to Glytec for Certified Diabetes Educators

In by Alexa Driscoll

Intro to Glytec for certified diabetes educators Enhance patient safety, improve quality outcomes and decrease costs throughout the continuum of care. Glucommander™, our FDA-cleared software, delivers personalized insulin dosing recommendations at the point of care, improving patient safety and clinician workflow efficiency while also providing unprecedented visibility into glycemic management performance. Along with the other modules in our eGlycemic Management …

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August 19, 2020

Optimize Glycemic Management. Save Money.

In by Carisa McLaughlin

Feature Post Optimize glycemic management. Save money. Download your copy today! Glytec’s eGlycemic Management System® (eGMS) is proven to reduce cost of care. Our FDA-cleared software (Glucommander™) delivers personalized, data-driven insulin dosing recommendations, allowing clinicians to safely and effectively control blood glucose levels in their patients. Turns out, optimizing glycemic management has a positive side effect for hospitals: reducing the …

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August 18, 2020

10 Reasons You Need an eGMS

In by Carisa McLaughlin

Feature Post 10 reasons you need an eGlycemic Management System® Download your copy today! Glycemic management has ripple effects throughout the hospital. Insulin has a direct impact on patient health. But did you know that problems with insulin management can also impact key quality indicators, clinician workflows and your bottom line? An eGlycemic Management System (eGMS) can help you improve …

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April 10, 2020

Insulin Management and COVID-19 Resources

In by Susan Lawrence

Insulin Management and COVID-19 Resources What We Know About Patients with Diabetes or Hyperglycemia and COVID-19 Why 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.3 Emerging Studies …

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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 Intent Better 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 …