Today’s critically ill patients are often sicker, heavier, more complex and at risk for the hazards of immobility. Experts explain that the hazards of immobility adversely impact long-term recovery from a critical illness. Acute care facilities across the US and globally are seeking innovative practices to address these hazards in a cost-effective manner that yields high worker compliance, and better short and long-term patient outcomes.

This White Paper highlights relevant research, and features findings from a pilot study conducted by Covenant Medical Center, a Covenant Health facility, in Lubbock Texas. Read more…