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Vasc-Alert's predictive analytics can help improve vascular access outcomes and reduce costs

Vasc-Alert's Predictive Analytics Can Help Improve Vascular Access Outcomes and Reduce Costs

Vasc-Alert is an FDA-approved medical device that uses predictive analytics to help improve vascular access outcomes and reduce costs. It is a non-invasive system that uses data from the dialysis machine to monitor the vascular access for signs of dysfunction. Vasc-Alert provides healthcare providers with a risk score for each patient, which indicates how likely the patient is to experience a vascular access complication. This information can be used to guide preventive care and intervention, which can help to improve patient outcomes and reduce the need for costly emergency care.

Here are some specific ways in which Vasc-Alert's predictive analytics can help improve vascular access outcomes and reduce costs:

  • Earlier detection of vascular access dysfunction: Vasc-Alert can detect signs of vascular access dysfunction earlier than traditional clinical monitoring methods. This allows for earlier intervention, which can help to prevent serious complications such as thrombosis and aneurysms.
  • Reduced need for emergency care: Vasc-Alert can help to reduce the need for emergency care for vascular access complications. This can save patients and healthcare providers money.
  • Improved patient outcomes: By helping to prevent vascular access complications, Vasc-Alert can help to improve patient outcomes. This includes reducing the risk of hospitalization, infection, and amputation.
  • Reduced healthcare costs: Vasc-Alert can help to reduce healthcare costs by reducing the need for emergency care, hospitalization, and other expensive treatments for vascular access complications.

A study published in the Journal of Vascular Access found that Vasc-Alert surveillance technology was able to reliably predict which dialysis patients may suffer from stenosis, or blockage, in their access. The study also found that the technology may be even better than clinical monitoring alone at predicting access complications.

Overall, Vasc-Alert's predictive analytics is a valuable tool for improving vascular access outcomes and reducing costs. It can help healthcare providers to identify patients at risk for complications earlier, so that they can intervene promptly and prevent serious problems.