As we near the end of the year, I think that it is safe to say we will never forget the year that is 2020. The year starting off as normal, nobody predicted that we would be spending so much time on zoom. A global pandemic was nowhere on the list of likely global risks that CEOs worried about. Among the loss we have experienced this year, of family members, friends and personal plans, we have united in our ambition to stay safe and stay at home. Together, we’ve protected each other.
Patients don’t suddenly deteriorate, there are always signs. With the advent of value-based care where outcomes drive reimbursement more than the simple delivery of a procedure, the healthcare sector is now acutely focused on innovations that trigger the right care for the right patient at the right time. This is no truer than for patients in hospital who suffer cardiac arrests, respiratory failures, or septic shock. There are always signs and one of those signs has been underutilized until now; Respiratory Rate.