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Falls per 1,000 Patient Days
Falls With Injury per 1,000 Patient Days
Falls per Day
Falls per Year
Cost/Fall With Injury
Falls With Injury per Day
Falls With Injury per Year
Total Daily Cost Using Fall Rate
Patients Needing A Sitter
Avg Hourly Wage/Sitter
Total Daily Sitter Cost
Total Daily Cost of Inaction
Total Annual Cost of Inaction
*Calculations are determined by your average daily census and national statistical averages. For questions or more detailed information about your cost of inaction, please contact Palarum.
1 Spetz, J., Brown, DS., and Aydin, C., (2015) The economics of preventing hospital falls. The Journal of Nursing Administration. 45(1):50-57.
2 The Joint Commission: Facts about the preventing falls project. https://www.centerfortransforminghealthcare.org/assets/4/6/CTH_Prev_Falls_Fact_Sheet082316.pdf accessed 3/7/18