June 15, 2014

Hospitalization Costs, Resource Utilization, and Clinical Outcome in Patients Undergoing CABG Receiving Intensive Versus Conservative Glucose Control

In by Heather DelCarpini

Hospitalization Costs, Resource Utilization, and Clinical Outcome in Patients Undergoing CABG Receiving Intensive Versus Conservative Glucose Control Presentation American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions Date June 2014 Authors D Smiley,1 S Cardona,1 J Weaver,2 K Register,2 L Peng,3 F Pasquel,1 G Umpierrez1 Background It is estimated that 50-90% of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass (CABG) develop hyperglycemia during the hospital course …

Mountain States Health Alliance Achieves Dramatic Improvements in Glycemic Control With The eGlycemic Management System By Glytec

In by Heather DelCarpini

Mountain States Health Alliance Achieves Dramatic Improvements in Glycemic Control With The eGlycemic Management System By Glytec Presentation American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions Date June 2014 Authors Raymie McFarland,1 Tamera Parsons,2 Randall Ball,2 Amy Henderson,1 Andrew Rhinehart2 Objective In the last few years, there has been an increased awareness of the importance of inpatient glycemic management and its connection to …

Sentara Health System Prepares for VBP Measure Changes With SCIP Inf-4 by Turning to Patient Centric IV Insulin Dosing Software

In by Heather DelCarpini

Sentara Health System Prepares for VBP Measure Changes With SCIP Inf-4 by Turning to Patient Centric IV Insulin Dosing Software Presentation American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions Date June 2014 Authors Raymie McFarland, Paul Chidester, Joseph Aloi, Stephanie Conner, Susan Schriever Abstract Hyperglycemic control has long been associated with improved in-hospital mortality and morbidity in the cardiac surgical population. Successful experience …

June 6, 2014

Integration and Patient Care Success A Case Study Using an Integrated Glycemic Management System (GMS)

In by Heather DelCarpini

Integration and Patient Care Success: A Case Study Using an Integrated Glycemic Management System (GMS) Presentation American Hospital Association Leadership Summit Date June 2014 Author Paul Chidester Objective Integration of an GMS into 3 different health system EHRs. Evaluate the impact on nursing workflow. Evaluate the effect on glycemic patient care outcomes. Description of the project Sentara Healthcare, Western Tennessee …

Patient Safety Initiative: Reducing Adverse Drug Events (ADE) With an Integrated Electronic Glycemic Management System (GMS)

In by Heather DelCarpini

Patient Safety Initiative: Reducing Adverse Drug Events (ADE) With an Integrated Electronic Glycemic Management System (GMS) Presentation American Hospital Association Leadership Summit Date June 2014 Author Andrew Rhinehart Objective Evaluate an integrated electronic Glycemic Management System (GMS) effect on patient safety by reducing hypoglycemic events. Evaluate electronic GMS effect on glucose variability after a hypoglycemic event as evidenced by reduction …

May 17, 2014

New Interfaces for eGlycemic Management System Save Nursing Time and Improve Patient Outcomes Time and Motion Nursing Study

In by Heather DelCarpini

New Interfaces for eGlycemic Management System Save Nursing Time and Improve Patient Outcomes: Time and Motion Nursing Study Presentation American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Scientific & Clinical Congress Date May 2014 Authors Melanie Mabrey,1 John Clark,2 Johnna Burks,3 Raymie McFarland,4 Harry Hebblewhite,2 Anthony Williams2 Objective Hospitalized patients with critical illness require intense monitoring and dose adjustments of intravenous (IV) insulin …

Glytec eGlycemic Management System in Combination With Clinical Surveillance Reduces Hypoglycemia and Can Identify Patients at Risk of Increased Length of Stay in Hospitalized Patients With Diabetic Ketoacidosis

In by Heather DelCarpini

Glytec eGlycemic Management System in Combination With Clinical Surveillance Reduces Hypoglycemia and Can Identify Patients at Risk of Increased Length of Stay in Hospitalized Patients With Diabetic Ketoacidosis Presentation American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Scientific & Clinical Congress Date May 2014 Authors Joseph Aloi,1 Anthony Williams,2 Robby Booth,3 Harry Hebblewhite,3 Raymie McFarland,3 Bruce Bode4 Objective Improving the quality and concomitantly …

May 6, 2014

Use of Computer-Based Insulin Delivery Method in Management Of Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

In by Heather DelCarpini

Use of Computer-Based Insulin Delivery Method in Management Of Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Presentation World Congress on Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Date May 2014 Authors U Narsinghani,1 J Hutchins,1 B Smith2 Background DKA can be prevented, but accounts for a large proportion of mortality, morbidity and hospitalizations in patients with dlabetes, and …

April 5, 2014

Effectively Identifying the Inpatient With Hyperglycemia to Increase Patient Care and Lower Costs

In by Heather DelCarpini

Effectively Identifying the Inpatient With Hyperglycemia to Increase Patient Care and Lower Costs Publication Hospital Practice Date April 2014 Authors Melanie Mabrey,1 Raymie McFarland,2 Sandra Young,3 Penny Cooper,1 Paul Chidester,4 Andrew Rhinehart5 Abstract Recent years have seen an increased focus on merging quality care and financial results. This focus not only extends to the inpatient setting but also is of …

Inpatient Glycemic Control in 4 Easy Steps

In by Heather DelCarpini

Inpatient Glycemic Control in 4 Easy Steps Publication Hospital Practice Date April 2014 Author Andrew Rhinehart Introduction As hospitals aim for better inpatient glycemic control to improve patient outcomes, it is essential for practitioners to work as an integrated treatment team to achieve the glycemic goals outlined by the American Diabetes Association (ADA), the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), …

May 4, 2013

Treatment of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in the Emergency Department Utilizing a Web Based Insulin Infusion Algorithm

In by Heather DelCarpini

Treatment of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in the Emergency Department Utilizing a Web Based Insulin Infusion Algorithm Presentation American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Scientific & Clinical Congress Date May 2013 Authors Joseph Aloi,1 Raymie McFarland,2 Margaret Bachand,3 Courtenay Harrison3 Objective Ongoing efforts at improving quality metrics in the care of persons with diabetes frequently focus on avoiding unnecessary hospitalizations, decreasing length of …

May 18, 2012

Perioperative Use of the Glucommander for Glucose Control in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

In by Heather DelCarpini

Perioperative Use of the Glucommander for Glucose Control in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery Presentation International Anesthesia Research Society Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium Date May 2012 Authors Julie Huffmyer, Franziska Blum, Danja Groves, Edward Nemergut Introduction Hyperglycemia is a common perioperative problem in both diabetic and non-diabetic patients undergoing cardiac surgery.1 Perioperative hyperglycemia is associated with increased morbidity and …

October 16, 2010

Use of the Glucommander for Glycemic Control in Cardiac Surgery Patients

In by Heather DelCarpini

Use of the Glucommander for Glycemic Control in Cardiac Surgery Patients Presentation American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting Date October 2010 Authors Julie Huffmyer, Edward Nemergut INTRODUCTION Over the past several years, multiple studies have illustrated the importance of glycemic control in the cardiac surgical patient. Perioperative hyperglycemia has been associated with an increased incidence of infection as well as …

October 12, 2010

A Comparison Study of Continuous Insulin Infusion Protocols in the Medical Intensive Care Unit Computer-Guided Vs. Standard Column-Based Algorithms

In by Heather DelCarpini

A Comparison Study of Continuous Insulin Infusion Protocols in the Medical Intensive Care Unit: Computer-Guided Vs. Standard Column-Based Algorithms Publication Journal of Hospital Medicine Date October 2010 Authors Christopher Newton,1 Dawn Smiley,1 Bruce Bode,2 Abbas Kitabchi,3 Paul Davidson,2 Sol Jacobs,1 R Dennis Steed,5 Frankie Stentz,3 Limin Peng,4 Patrick Mulligan,1 Amado Freire,3 Angel Temponi,1 Guillermo Umpierrez1 ABSTRACT Purpose: To compare the …

June 26, 2010

A Computerized Intravenous Insulin Controller (CIIC) Shows Significantly Less Hypoglycemia Than NICE-SUGAR and Eight Paper Protocols for Intensive Control – 0.3% vs. 12.6%

In by Heather DelCarpini

A Computerized Intravenous Insulin Controller (CIIC) Shows Significantly Less Hypoglycemia Than NICE-SUGAR and Eight Paper Protocols for Intensive Control – 0.3% vs. 12.6% Presentation International Hospital Diabetes Meeting American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions Date May 2010 June 2010 Authors Paul Davidson, R Dennis Steed, Bruce Bode, Harry Hebblewhite Abstract The optimal target BG range for critically ill patients is controversial. …

February 5, 2009

Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Glucommander, a Computer-based Insulin Infusion Method, in Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Children

In by Heather DelCarpini

Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Glucommander, a Computer-based Insulin Infusion Method, in Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Children, and Comparing its Clinical Performance With Manually Titrated Insulin Infusion Publication Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism Date February 2009 Authors Amber Fort,1 Umesh Narsinghani,2 Frank Bowyer1 Abstract The Glucommander is a computer-based system for directing intravenous insulin infusion. Using a …

May 2, 2008

Use of a Computerized Intravenous Insulin Algorithm Within a Nurse-Directed Protocol for Patients Undergoing Cardiovascular Surgery

In by Heather DelCarpini

Use of a Computerized Intravenous Insulin Algorithm Within a Nurse-Directed Protocol for Patients Undergoing Cardiovascular Surgery Publication Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology Date May 2008 Authors Paul Davidson,1 R Dennis Steed,2 Bruce Bode,1 Harry Hebblewhite,1 Louis Prevosti,3 Vasundhara Cheekati4 Abstract Background: Several studies have shown the benefits of tight glycemic control in intensive care unit. A large hospital became …

June 7, 2007

Use of a Computerized Algorithm in Patients Undergoing Cardiovascular Surgery: A Protocol for Tight Glycemic Control

In by Heather DelCarpini

Use of a Computerized Algorithm in Patients Undergoing Cardiovascular Surgery: A Protocol for Tight Glycemic Control Presentation International Conference on Intensive Insulin Therapy for Tight Glycemic Control Date June 2007 Authors Bruce Bode KEY POINTS Hospital protocols to control glucose must be simple and user-friendly. These protocols should allow patients with hyperglycemia to be treated the same, allowing modification and …

August 11, 2006

Financial Implications of Glycemic Control: Results of an Inpatient Diabetes Management Program

In by Heather DelCarpini

Financial Implications of Glycemic Control: Results of an Inpatient Diabetes Management Program Publication Endocrine Practice Date August 2006 Authors Christopher Newton,1 Sandra Young2 Abstract Objectives: (1) To determine the financial implications associated with changes in clinical outcomes resulting from implementation of an inpatient diabetes management program and (2) To describe the strategies involved in the formation of this program. Methods: …