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Enhance your current falls management protocol. Partner with Posey and implement our S.A.F.E. approach to help identify opportunities to ensure you are providing the safest, most efficient, and most effective falls management program possible.
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Understand your current falls management practices and protocols.
Look for opportunities to improve patient safety based on survey results and a falls cost overview.
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Perform regular check-ins to ensure you are reaching your falls management goals.
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