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What’s the best way to monitor psychiatric inpatients? Mobile health company offers an answer
MedCity News

Inadequate monitoring frequently plays a role in suicides or suicide attempts among psychiatric inpatients. Falls and other injuries are also a big patient safety concern. Both of these issues highlight the need for more sophisticated tools to help monitor psychiatric inpatients. A healthcare startup has developed a mobile health “clipboard” designed to help medical staff keep a closer eye on their patients and do a better job of making observation checks every 15 minutes.