Our customers have published significant results achieved using MetaVision in peer-reviewed journals. Read abstracts of academic studies based on MetaVision.
MetaVision provides a rich resource for producing clinical research. Read abstracts of studies based on data extracted from MetaVision.
A study published in Critical Care found that optimal nutritional therapy improves ICU, 28-day and hospital survival in female ICU patients. MetaVision helped determine optimal nutrition by providing data from indirect calorimetric measurements.Read Abstract
A study done at Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven reviews literature about the transition to a computerised system for ORs and ICUs, and outlines a nine-step process for implementation.Read Abstract
Between November 2005 and June 2006, 1340, 2715, and 1035 patients were included in the control, DS and post-DS periods, respectively. During the control period, 38% of all high-risk patients were prescribed PONV prophylaxis. This increased to 73% during the DS period and decreased to 37% in the post-DS period.Read Abstract
Users quickly accepted the system, and both automatic and manual data entry were found to be accurate and reliable, while the prevalence of artefacts was relatively low. MetaVision can be easily implemented and used instead of paper charts.Read Abstract
Computerised information systems favoured standardisation of nutritional care and monitoring, thus decreasing time required for writing and computations. Follow-up was improved and nutrient delivery was closer to target values, thus increasing quality of care. In burn patients, the better data visibility was associated with significant improvement in nutrient delivery.Read Abstract
Negative energy balance may be correlated with the occurrence of complications in the ICU. The bedside CIS provides accurate information on energy balance in critically ill patients and may allow for early detection and prevention of severe negative energy balance and complications.Read Abstract
The Leapfrog Group focused on 3 practices that have tremendous potential to save lives by reducing preventable mistakes in hospitals. The authors describe these practices and how they served as a driving force to create a "virtual ICU" to ensure the delivery of high-quality care to all critically ill patients throughout the network. This article describes the process of planning and implementing the tele-intensivist program.Read Abstract
Implementing a computerised version of a guideline significantly improved timeliness of measurements and glucose level regulation for critically ill patients compared with implementing a paper-based version of the guideline.Read Abstract
A study performed in the general ICU at the Sheba Medical Center in Israel found that implementing an alert for low potassium measurement using MetaVision's Event Manager resulted in a statistically significant reduction in the time to treatment of hypokalaemia. The study concludes that, "Computerized alerts regarding laboratory results may impact clinical care."
This study shows that use of MetaVision in patients after cardiothoracic surgery alters nursing activity; it reduces the time for documentation and increases the time devoted to patient care.Read Abstract