Today, in-hospital patient monitoring occurs in ICU, OR and in some cases of step-down. Normally it is invasive, restricts the patient's mobility and relies on expensive, complex bedside monitoring equipment. Typically less that 20% of the in-patient population is monitored.
The Intelesens patch-based wireless platform provides the opportunity for low-cost ubiquitous multi-parameter monitoring. The vision is now tangible where the patient arriving in ER or admitted for a procedure is fitted with a patch, clip-on monitor and their vital signs are immediately monitored by their medical team via the hospital wi-fi network.
Benefits of ubiquitous patient monitoring with the Intelesens system include: