Patient Monitoring and Decompensation

Through visual analytics and human-machine teaming principles, we leverage advancing technology to improve physicians' and clinicians' abilities to monitor their patients.

Recent Publications

Horwood, C., Moffatt-Bruce, S. and Rayo, M. (2019), "Continuous Cardiac Monitoring Policy Implementation: Three-year Sustained Decrease of Hospital Resource Utilization", Structural Approaches to Address Issues in Patient Safety (Advances in Health Care Management, Vol. 18), Emerald Publishing Limited, pp. 159-171.

Rayo, Michael & Mansfield, Jerry & Eiferman, Daniel & Mignery, Traci & White, Susan & Moffatt-Bruce, Susan. (2015). Implementing an institution-wide quality improvement policy to ensure appropriate use of continuous cardiac monitoring: A mixed-methods retrospective data analysis and direct observation study. BMJ Quality & Safety. 25. 10.1136/bmjqs-2015-004137. 

Horwood, Chelsea & Moffatt-Bruce, Susan & Fitzgerald, Morgan & Rayo, Michael. (2018). A qualitative analysis of clinical decompensation in the surgical patient: Perceptions of nurses and physicians. Surgery. 164. 10.1016/j.surg.2018.06.006. 

Horwood, Chelsea & Rayo, Michael & Fitzgerald, Morgan & Balkin, E. & Moffatt-Bruce, Susan. (2018). Gaps Between Alarm Capabilities and Decision-making Needs: An Observational Study of Detecting Patient Decompensation. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care. 7. 112-116. 10.1177/2327857918071028.