Arjo, a global medical device company, has entered into a distributor agreement with Vitalacy, a Los Angeles health and hygiene technology company, to offer its IoT enabled sensors and wearables to customers. The solution aims at improving quality of care and patient safety with automated monitoring of hand hygiene, workflow efficiency and contact tracing.
Vitalacy Patient Safety Platform is a health and hygiene solution focused on providing a safe and confident workplace through automation. We monitor hand hygiene, nurse rounding and the practice of safe distancing through smart sensors and wearables.
Anne Sigoun, North American President, Arjo said: “We are excited to partner with Vitalacy to continue driving healthier outcomes within healthcare. An infection control solution, such as Vitalacy, can have a positive impact on healthcare. We are looking forward to adding infection control to our portfolio. This agreement with Vitalacy enables our team to provide top solutions that help prevent injuries and infections as well as optimize care for people facing mobility challenges.”
Additionally, the platform monitors workflow in near real-time allowing, healthcare enterprises to monitor rounding, caregiver fatigue and contact tracing. These innovative measures decrease infection risk and improve patient experience.
Janel Nour-Omid, CEO and Cofounder, Vitalacy said: “Adding Vitalacy’s automated solution to Arjo’s current medical device portfolio empowers our mutual, mission to improve the lives of patients. We see Arjo not just as a growth partner but an advisor in healthcare safety and efficiency. Already we have seen a 30% reduction in client installation time. No other company has the expertise in process, procedures and equipment to ensure healthcare staff can deliver the best care to their patients.”