Facts & Stats
Pressure Injuries (Ulcers)
In 2019, pressure injuries cost the healthcare system $26.8 billion.
Fact: 60,000 patients die every year in the U.S. alone due to pressure injuries.
Fact: 95% of pressure injuries are preventable.
Fact: An average 300-bed hospital with a 2.4% incidence rate spends $14 million on pressure injuries.
Fact: The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) does not cover costs associated with stage 3 and 4 pressure injuries.
In 2019, caregiver injuries cost the healthcare system $17.86 billion.
Fact: An average caregiver lifts 1.8 tons per shift.
Fact: There are 71,000 job-related injuries per year.
Fact: 25% of healthcare workers file compensation claims due to patient handling.
Existing Product Alternatives
Current alternatives are uncomfortable for the patient and cause injuries to both the patient and caregiver.
Fact: Overhead lifts are used 3% of the time because they take too long to use. There are no wound care options with lifts.
Fact: Draw sheets and slides require at least two nurses to use them. There are no wound care options with draw sheets.
Fact: The traditional incontinence pads do not offer patient-turning solutions.
Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Fact: An increase in patient satisfaction scores can increase your 5-star rating.
Fact: CMS will penalize institutions 1% of their reimbursement for high rates of pressure injuries.
Fact: A lower rating limits your reimbursement.
Fact: A lower rating affects the customer’s choice to switch to a competitor.
Return on Investment
The Q2 Solution can save the average 250-bed organization more than $15 million per year.
Fact: Not only does the Q2 Solution Hands-Free Turning and Changing Device improve patient and nurse care, but it also saves lives by significantly saving the organization money.
Fact: No other single device can positively affect all these cost variables.
Fact: Contact Arise Healthcare today to enter your numbers into our ROI calculator and see the savings for yourself.