June 18, 2020

Reduction of Hypoglycemia Across 180 U.S. Hospitals Using eGlycemic Management System® for IV Insulin Therapy with ICU and non-ICU Patients

In by Andrea Martucci

Reduction of Hypoglycemia Across 180 U.S. Hospitals Using eGlycemic Management System® for IV Insulin Therapy with ICU and non-ICU Patients Presentation Diabetes Technology Society (DTS) Virtual Poster Meeting Date June 18, 2020 Authors Joseph Aloi, MD, Raymie McFarland, CCGB OBJECTIVE Evaluate the broad-scale impact of eGlycemic Management System® (eGMS®)* on incidence of hypoglycemia among ICU and non-ICU patients receiving intravenous …

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

In by Andrea Martucci

Improved Patient Safety and Glycemic Outcomes in the ICU Using Computer-Guided Intravenous Insulin Therapy Versus Subcutaneous Insulin Therapy Presentation Diabetes Technology Society (DTS) Virtual Poster Meeting Date June 18, 2020 Authors Marina Rabinovich, PharmD, BCPS, Alexandria Hall, PharmD, Rita Gayed, PharmD, BCCCP, Katleen Chester, PharmD, BCCCP, Jennifer Crowe, MHA, CPHQ, Jordan Messler, MD, SFHM, FACP OBJECTIVE Compare the safety and …

Use of Technology Reduces Incidence of Hypoglycemia- Related Adverse Drug Events Among Patients Requiring Insulin Therapy While Hospitalized

In by Andrea Martucci

Use of Technology Reduces Incidence of Hypoglycemia-Related Adverse Drug Events Among Patients Requiring Insulin Therapy While Hospitalized Presentation Diabetes Technology Society (DTS) Virtual Poster Meeting Date June 18, 2020 Authors Debra Dudley, BS, RN, CDE, Mary Gaines, MSN, RN, BC-ADM OBJECTIVE Reduce hypoglycemia-related adverse drug events among patients requiring insulin therapy while hospitalized. METHOD Using insulin to control blood glucose …

Utilization of Computer-Guided Insulin Dosing Reduces Hypoglycemia Adverse Drug Events, Length of Stay and Hospitalization Costs at a Large Pacific Northwest Health System

In by Andrea Martucci

Utilization of Computer-Guided Insulin Dosing Reduces Hypoglycemia Adverse Drug Events, Length of Stay and Hospitalization Costs at a Large Pacific Northwest Health System Presentation Diabetes Technology Society (DTS) Virtual Poster Meeting Date June 18, 2020 Authors Jamie Casanova, PharmD, BCPS, Ann Ohlin, ARNP, Dan Yamasaki, MA, MS, MBA OBJECTIVE Determine whether use of the eGlycemic Management System® (eGMS®)*, an EHR-integrated …

Sustained Hypoglycemia Reduction Using eGlycemic Management System® to Manage Insulin Infusion Therapy Among Critical Care Patients

In by Andrea Martucci

Sustained Hypoglycemia Reduction Using eGlycemic Management System® to Manage Insulin Infusion Therapy Among Critical Care Patients Presentation Diabetes Technology Society (DTS) Virtual Poster Meeting Date June 18, 2020 Authors Barbara McLean, MN, RN, CCNS-BC, NP-BC, Marina Rabinovich, PharmD, BCPS, Jordan Messler, MD, SFHM, FACP OBJECTIVE Identify whether reductions in hypoglycemia have been sustained among critical care patients receiving insulin infusion …

Improved Glycemic Control in the Hospital Using Computer-Driven eGylcemic Management System® Plus High-Reliability Strategies for Basal Bolus Subcutaneous Insulin Therapy

In by Andrea Martucci

Improved Glycemic Control in the Hospital Using Computer-Driven eGlycemic Management System® Plus High-Reliability Strategies for Basal Bolus Subcutaneous Insulin Therapy Presentation Diabetes Technology Society (DTS) Virtual Poster Meeting Date June 18, 2020 Authors H. Courtenay Harrison, Jr., MD, Susan DeAbate, RN, MSN/ED, CDE, Tim Pike, MD, Peggy Braun, RN, BSN, MHA, CENP, Angel Harper-Clarke, BSN, RN, CMSRN, Jordan Messler, MD, …

June 13, 2020

Evaluating the Impact of Glucommander on Improvement in Time-in-Range (TIR) in Type 2 Diabetes using Continuous Glucose Monitoring

In by Andrea Martucci

Evaluating the Impact of Glucommander on Improvement in Time-in-Range (TIR) in Type 2 Diabetes using Continuous Glucose Monitoring Presentation ADA Virtual 80th Scientific Sessions Date June 13, 2020 Authors Bruce Bode, MD, FACE, John Clarke, RN, CDES PURPOSE An IRB-approved proof-of-concept single-center prospective study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of utilizing Glucommander outpatient insulin dosing software to assist providers …

May 11, 2020

Glycemic Characteristics and Clinical Outcomes of COVID-19 Patients Hospitalized in the United States

In by Andrea Martucci

Glycemic Characteristics and Clinical Outcomes of COVID-19 Patients Hospitalized in the United States Publication Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology Date April 2020 Authors Bruce Bode, M.D.1, Valerie Garrett, M.D., M.P.H.2, Jordan Messler, M.D., S.F.H.M., F.A.C.P.2, Raymie McFarland, C.S.S.B.B.2, Jennifer Crowe, M.H.A, C.P.H.Q., A.S.Q.-S.S.B.B.2, Robby Booth2, David C. Klonoff, M.D., F.A.C.P, F.R.C.P.E., Fellow A.I.M.B.E.3 Author Affiliations: 1Atlanta Diabetes Associates, Atlanta, …

December 10, 2019

Reducing Critical Hypoglycemia Through Quality Improvement Initiatives and Implementation of an eGlycemic Management System

In by Heather DelCarpini

Reducing Critical Hypoglycemia Through Quality Improvement Initiatives and Implementation of an eGlycemic Management System Presentation IHI National For​um on Quality Improvement in Health Care Date December 2019 Authors Debra Dudley,1 Gam Narapanya,2 Michael Yurso,2 Mary Gaines,3 Jennifer Crowe,3 AIM Reduce critical hypoglycemia (blood glucose <40 mg/dL) among hospitalized patients within two years. BACKGROUND On average, one of every three hospitalized …

Technology-Enabled Glycemic Management Leads to Reductions in Variation and Increased Use of Basal Bolus Regimens for Subcutaneous Insulin Therapy

In by Heather DelCarpini

Technology-Enabled Glycemic Management Leads to Reductions in Variation and Increased Use of Basal Bolus Regimens for Subcutaneous Insulin Therapy Presentation IHI National For​um on Quality Improvement in Health Care Date December 2019 Authors Susan M. De Abate,1 H. Courtenay Harrison, Jr.,1 Jordan Messler,2 AIM Decrease clinical practice variation for glycemic management and increase the number of insulin-requiring patients treated with …

July 11, 2019

Computer-Based Versus Paper-Based Insulin Infusion Algorithms in Diabetic Ketoacidosis

In by Heather DelCarpini

Computer-Based Versus Paper-Based Insulin Infusion Algorithms in Diabetic Ketoacidosis Publication Current Diabetes Reviews Date July 2019 Authors Moustafa Younis,1 John Pham,1 Hussein Asad,1 Majdi S. Hamarshi,1 ABSTRACT Background: Paper-based and computer-based insulin infusion algorithms facilitate appropriate glycemic therapy. The data comparing these algorithms in the management of diabetic ketoacidosis in the intensive care unit (ICU) setting are limited. We aimed …

June 9, 2019

Comparison of Hyperglycemia Management Protocols in the ICU: Standard Protocol versus eGlycemic Management System

In by Heather DelCarpini

Comparison of Hyperglycemia Management Protocols in the ICU: Standard Protocol versus eGlycemic Management System Presentation American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions Date June 2019 Authors Jordan Messler,1 Guillermo Umpierrez2 BACKGROUND A variety of continuous insulin infusion (CII) algorithms are available to improve and maintain glycemic control in the ICU. American Diabetes Association guidelines state that: (a) insulin therapy should be initiated …

December 11, 2018

Financial Implications of Poor Glycemic Management & Improvement Strategies for Optimal Outcomes

In by Heather DelCarpini

Financial Implications of Poor Glycemic Management & Improvement Strategies for Optimal Outcomes Presentation IHI Annual National For​um on Quality Improvement in Health Care Date December 2018 Authors Mary Gaines, Damon Tanton, Richard Pratley BACKGROUND Approximately one-third of all hospitalized patients have diabetes, prediabetes or hyperglycemia. Numerous studies have observed that patients with poor glucose control have longer hospital stays, higher …

November 9, 2018

Evaluating the Impact of eGMS Glucommander on Length of Stay, Hypoglycemia and Glucose Control in a Regional Medical Center

In by Heather DelCarpini

Evaluating the Impact of eGMS Glucommander on Length of Stay, Hypoglycemia and Glucose Control in a Regional Medical Center Presentation Annual Diabetes Technology Meeting Date November 2018 Authors LaTivia Carr, Cheryl Rogers, Daniel Ryan, Raymie McFarland, Nives Bernardi, Kelly Frey, Trisha Haines BACKGROUND Healthcare organizations face numerous challenges when implementing glycemic management improvement initiatives. This study examines differences in outcomes …

Safety and Efficacy of eGlycemic Management System among Labor and Delivery Patients at a Not-for-Profit Hospital in Hawaii

In by Heather DelCarpini

Safety and Efficacy of eGlycemic Management System among Labor and Delivery Patients at a Not-for-Profit Hospital in Hawaii Presentation Annual Diabetes Technology Meeting Date November 2018 Authors Venkataraman Balaraman, Pushpa Rayasam, Raymie McFarland BACKGROUND The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology recommends tight glycemic control (blood glucose <110 mg/dL) during labor and delivery in patients with type 1, type 2 …

January 1, 2018

Comparison of Computer-Guided Versus Standard Insulin Infusion Regimens in Patients with Diabetic Ketoacidosis

In by Heather DelCarpini

Comparison of Computer-Guided Versus Standard Insulin Infusion Regimens in Patients With Diabetic Ketoacidosis Publication Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology Date January 2018 Authors Jagdeesh Ullal,1 Joseph A. Aloi,2 David Reyes-Umpierrez,3 Francisco J. Pasquel,3 Raymie McFarland,4 Marina Rabinovich,5 Guillermo E. Umpierrez3 ABSTRACT Background: This study was performed to investigate the efficacy of Glucommander (GM) (Glytec®), a computer-based algorithm versus standard …

Safely Converting an Entire Academic Medical Center From Sliding Scale to Basal Bolus Insulin via Implementation of the eGlycemic Management System

In by Heather DelCarpini

Safely Converting an Entire Academic Medical Center From Sliding Scale to Basal Bolus Insulin via Implementation of the eGlycemic Management System Publication Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology Date January 2018 Authors Rosalina Newsom,1 Christopher Patty,1 Emma Camarena,1 Regina Sawyer,1 Raymie McFarland,2 Thomas Gray,1 Melanie Mabrey2 ABSTRACT Objective: Hyperglycemia is common in the inpatient setting and providers frequently rely on …

Risk of Hypoglycemia During Insulin Infusion Directed by Paper Protocol Versus Electronic Glycemic Management System in Critically Ill Patients at a Large Academic Medical Center

In by Heather DelCarpini

Risk of Hypoglycemia During Insulin Infusion Directed by Paper Protocol Versus Electronic Glycemic Management System in Critically Ill Patients at a Large Academic Medical Center Publication Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology Date January 2018 Authors Marina Rabinovich,1 Jessica Grahl,2 Emily Durr,1 Rita Gayed,1 Katleen Chester,1 Raymie McFarland,3 Barbara McLean3 ABSTRACT Background: Insulin infusions are commonly utilized to control hyperglycemia …

June 11, 2017

Safely Converting From Sliding Scale to Basal Bolus Insulin Across an Entire Medical Center via Implementation of the eGlycemic Management System

In by Heather DelCarpini

Safely Converting From Sliding Scale to Basal Bolus Insulin Across an Entire Medical Center via Implementation of the eGlycemic Management System Reduction in Hypoglycemic Events: 2,434 fewer hypoglycemic events with GM versus UC, resulting in savings of $7,141,356 over the first year, or $2,934 per event. Reduction in Average Length of Stay: 1.67 fewer days, resulting in savings over the …

May 19, 2017

Implementation of the eGlycemic Management System A Medical Center Case Study

In by Heather DelCarpini

Implementation of the eGlycemic Management System: A Medical Center Case Study Presentation International Hospital Diabetes Meeting Date May 2017 Authors Rosalina Newsom, Christopher Patty, Emma Camarena, Thomas Gray, Regina Sawyer, Brian Brown, Raymie McFarland BACKGROUND Hyperglycemia affects up to 40% of hospitalized patients and is associated with poor outcomes, including increased mortality, length of stay and surgical site infections. The …