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 …

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 …

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 …

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

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 …

November 3, 2017

Utilization of Electronic Glucose Management Systems for Hospital Discharge Insulin Dosing

In by Heather DelCarpini

Utilization of Electronic Glucose Management Systems for Hospital Discharge Insulin Dosing Presentation Annual Diabetes Technology Meeting Date November 2017 Authors Jagdeesh Ullal, Raymie McFarland, H. Courtenay Harrison, Amy Bedingfield, Jessica Sheehan, Susan DeAbate, Christine Dignan, Rebecca Cwik, Genevieve Thompson, Paul Chidester INTRODUCTION This prospective quality improvement project evaluated the effectiveness an electronic glycemic management system (eGMS®) utilizing Glucommander™ and admission …

May 19, 2017

Clinical Impact of Using eGlycemic Management System for Insulin Therapy at a Large Academic Medical Center

In by Heather DelCarpini

Clinical Impact of Using eGlycemic Management System for Insulin Therapy at a Large Academic Medical Center Presentation International Hospital Diabetes Meeting Date May 2017 Authors Marina Rabinovich, Barbara McLean, Guillermo Umpierrez OBJECTIVE The benefits of optimal glycemic control in hospitalized patients have been widely studied and strategies should focus on controlling hyperglycemia and avoiding hypoglycemia. The primary objective of this …

April 23, 2017

Hospitalization Costs and Clinical Outcomes in CABG Patients Treated with Intensive Insulin Therapy

In by Heather DelCarpini

Hospitalization Costs and Clinical Outcomes in CABG Patients Treated with Intensive Insulin Therapy Publication Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications Date April 2017 Authors Saumeth Cardona,1 Francisco J. Pasquel,1 Maya Fayfman,1 Limin Peng,2 Sol Jacobs,1 Priyathama Vellanki,1 Jeff Weaver,3 Michael Halkos,4,5 Robert A. Guyton,4,5 Vinod H. Thourani,4,5 Guillermo E. Umpierrez1 ABSTRACT Background: The financial impact of intensive (blood glucose [BG] …

November 10, 2016

Relationship Between Glycemic Control Using eGMS and Readmission Rates in Cardiovascular Patients Hospitalized with AMI, CHF or Undergoing CABG During the Implementation of a System Wide Glycemic Initiative

In by Heather DelCarpini

Relationship Between Glycemic Control Using eGMS and Readmission Rates in Cardiovascular Patients Hospitalized with AMI, CHF or Undergoing CABG During the Implementation of a System Wide Glycemic Initiative Presentation Annual Diabetes Technology Meeting Date November 2016 Authors April Mumpower,1 Suqin Hou,2 Tamera Parsons,1 Raymie McFarland2 OBJECTIVE The CMS Hospital Readmission Reduction (HRR) program was initiated in 2012 to encourage hospitals …

Does Glycemic Control Using eGMS Reduce Readmission Rates for Hospitalized Patients Undergoing CABG?

In by Heather DelCarpini

Does Glycemic Control Using eGMS Reduce Readmission Rates for Hospitalized Patients Undergoing CABG? Presentation Annual Diabetes Technology Meeting Date November 2016 Authors April Mumpower,1 Tamera Parsons1 OBJECTIVE The CMS Hospital Readmission Reduction (HRR) program added Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) to their list of diagnoses that will be measured beginning in October 2016. Hospitals will be penalized for readmission rates …

June 12, 2016

A Comparison of Glycemic Outcomes for Two Computerized Insulin Infusion Algorithms in CV Surgery Patients

In by Heather DelCarpini

A Comparison of Glycemic Outcomes for Two Computerized Insulin Infusion Algorithms in CV Surgery Patients Presentation American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions Date June 2016 Authors Valerie Garrett,1 Linda Fornoff,1 Jodie Becker,1 Raymie McFarland,2 Robby Booth,2 Amy Henderson2 BACKGROUND Hyperglycemia in patients undergoing cardiovascular (CV) surgery is an independent risk factor for increased morbidity and mortality. Studies have shown that optimal …

Selecting the Initial Multiplier and Target Glucose of a Computer-Guided Insulin Delivery System (Glucommander) During Treatment of Diabetic Ketoacidosis

In by Heather DelCarpini

Selecting the Initial Multiplier and Target Glucose of a Computer-Guided Insulin Delivery System (Glucommander) During Treatment of Diabetic Ketoacidosis Presentation American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions Date June 2016 Authors David Reyes-Umpierrez,1 Francisco Pasquel,1 Raymie McFarland,2 Robby Booth,2 Bruce Bode,3 Guillermo Umpierrez1 Introduction A variety of computer-based algorithms to direct nursing staff adjusting insulin infusion rate are commercially available for the …