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August 19, 2020

Optimize Glycemic Management. Save Money.

In by Carisa McLaughlin

Feature PostOptimize 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 cost of care …

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August 18, 2020

10 Reasons You Need an eGMS

In by Carisa McLaughlin

Feature Post10 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 the safety and …

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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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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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May 1, 2016

Leveraging information technology for diabetes. Dr. Melanie Mabrey, Vice President Clinical Practice.

In by Susan Lawrence

MAY 12, 2016Leveraging information technology for diabetes.Melanie Mabrey, DNP, ACNP-BC, BC-ADM, CDTC, FAANP, Vice President of Clinical Practice with Glytec, describes how to streamline workflow and improve outcomes for inpatient diabetes care.Technology in diabetes care has come a long way in a short period of time. Since the introduction of the home blood glucose (BG) meter and analog insulins, diabetes …

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January 1, 2016

Blood glucose at the point of care: The current controversies surrounding inpatient blood glucose monitoring.

In by Heather DelCarpini

MARCH 16, 2016Blood glucose at the point of care: The current controversies surrounding inpatient blood glucose monitoring.Andrew Rhinehart, MD, FACP, FACE, CDE, BC-ADM, Chief Medical Officer with Glytec, and Melanie Mabrey, DNP, ACNP-BC, BC-ADM, CDTC, FAANP, Vice President of Clinical Practice with Glytec, discuss barriers that impact the accuracy and dependability of blood glucose measurements in hospitalized patients and alternatives …

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June 1, 2015

Education and team-based care: The two essentials to providing effective chronic care.

In by Heather DelCarpini

MAY 10, 2016Education and team-based care: The two essentials to providing effective chronic care.Andrew Rhinehart, MD, FACP, FACE, CDE, BC-ADM, Chief Medical Officer with Glytec partners with diabetes educators, Chris Buck and Donna Doherty, to discuss methods for providing chronic care management, with a specific focus on patients with diabetes.Today, more Americans than ever are living and struggling with chronic …

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April 1, 2015

How new tech, treatments impact diabetes costs.

In by Heather DelCarpini

MARCH 1, 2016How new tech, treatments impact diabetes costs.Andrew Rhinehart, MD, FACP, FACE, CDE, BC-ADM, Chief Medical Officer with Glytec, talks to Managed Healthcare Executive about how new treatments, technologies and services might help reduce costs and improve the quality of care for patients with diabetes.According to the Economic Cost of Diabetes study by the American Diabetes Association (ADA), the …

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February 1, 2015

Closing the glucose gaps in hospital diabetes care. Managing editor, diabetes advocate and person with type 1 diabetes, Mike Hoskins.

In by Heather DelCarpini

DECEMBER 21, 2015Closing the glucose gaps in hospital diabetes care. Managing editor, diabetes advocate and person with type 1 diabetes, Mike Hoskins.Mike Hoskins, a person living with type 1 diabetes and Managing Editor of DiabetesMine (web log focused on diabetes advocacy), delivers straight talk on the state of inpatient diabetes care and the role of Glytec’s solutions in quality improvement …