VigiLanz Supports Opioid Stewardship Initiatives at Houston Methodist
The opioid epidemic is one of the most challenging safety problems hospitals face, and VigiLanz is helping address it. The technology alerts physicians and pharmacists if a safety issue arises, such as if a patient is prescribed multiple opioids or has been taking an opioid longer than recommended.
Houston Methodist hospital is using VigiLanz to identify duplicate opioid orders and high use areas. In a recent study, the hospital found that opioid alerts triggered by VigiLanz led to the discontinuation of one or more opioids 53% of the time.
Cincinnati Children’s Uses VigiLanz to Identify Patients with Penicillin Allergies
Learn how VigiLanz helped Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center get ahead of penicillin allergies.
CHRISTUS Health Increases Safety Event Reporting with VigiLanz
Automated event detection led to a 400% increase in ADRs reported compared to manual reporting for the CHRISTUS Health team.