A powerful new tool for healthcare professionals to better detect, manage
and control infection risks.
SAN JOSE, CA, June 25 /CNW/ - rL Solutions, the leading provider of
healthcare quality and safety software, today launched its latest product,
Infection MonitorPro (IMPro), at the Association for Professionals in
Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) conference in San Jose, California.
IMPro is a powerful application that is designed to help Infection
Control Practioners (ICPs) in their fight against hospital and community
acquired infections. With IMPro, ICPs spend less time on administrative tasks
and more time on infection prevention and containment. It significantly
reduces the ICP's workload, by automating the detection of infections,
providing easy follow-up management, eliminating data re-entry and offering
dynamic reports with drill-down analysis.
"We are delighted to be making a difference to the workload and
effectiveness of ICPs," said Phil Cheney, Director, Product Management, rL
Solutions. "Empowered with IMPro, staff can lower infection rates, improve the
quality of care and demonstrate significant cost savings for their
According to the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and
Epidemiology (APIC), hospital acquired infections (HAIs) continue to affect
more than 2 million patients annually in the United States at a cost of more
than $5.5 billion. At today's conference, Mr. Cheney gave an example of how
one hospital successfully isolated and combated a Vancomycin Resistant
Organism (VRE) within a few hours... "a result that would have taken two weeks
under the prior manual methods" added Cheney.
Infection MonitorPro (IMPro) is for Infection Control Practitioners
(ICPs) who need real-time infection prevention and control. IMPro is a fully
web-based solution that generates reports and infection risk alerts based on
automated surveillance of hospital subsystems. IMPro has been refined for over
5 years in a clinical setting, with input from experienced Infection Control
experts. Unlike other systems in the market, IMPro does not require re-entry
Demonstrations of IMPro can be viewed at APIC Booth No. 1136/1138 from
About rL Solutions
rL Solutions is a market leading provider of customer service, risk
management and claims management solutions that are easily implemented,
globally accessible, and have a positive impact on the quality of care and
service for healthcare consumers. Working with strategic partners, rL
solutions is creating a global network that collaborates and leverages each
others' unique skills to improve the healthcare experience for everyone. For
more information, visit www.rl-solutions.com.
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For further information: Press Contact: Runa Dhar Whitaker, rL
Solutions, Director, Communications, Tel: (617) 475-1515 ext. 246