Entries by Kim Davis

Infection Control

“Investigating Electrocardiography Lead Wires as a Reservoir for Antibiotic Pathgens” Presented at AHA, April 2008, Authors: Hetal Gandhi MD, et al ECG lead wires are a reservoir source for multidrug resistant organisms in the intensive care unit Failure to effectively decontaminate ECG lead wires can result in an invasive infection by multidrug resistant organisms Decontamination […]

Patient safety and outcomes, nurse productivity and lower hospital costs are driving efforts in hospitals to implement LifeSync® Wireless ECG System with LeadWear.

Mary Hodgerney is the Nurse Manager of the Cardiac Cath Lab, Electrophysiology Lab, and Cardiac Short Stay units, at UMass Memorial Medical Center. She holds a Masters Degree from the University of Massachusetts School of Nursing and is a Certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Mary was formal lecturer for over 20 years for the Frontiers […]

A Virtual Lifeline

Two nursing industry experts, Deborah Lepman, Department Director, Cardiac Critical Care Units, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, and mary byLone, Assistant Vice President, Patient Care Services, The William W. Backus Hospital, discuss the benefits of using the LifeSync disposable electrocardiogram system