New Technology for Fall Prevention: Do Virtual Bed Rails® Really Work?

New Technology for Fall Prevention: Do Virtual Bed Rails® Really Work?

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of healthcare worker (HCW) education on the benefits and use of the CareView System utilizing video remote imaging (VRI) and virtual bed rail® (VBR) motion detection technology on hospital inpatients falls. The quantitative before and after study used a non-experimental design utilizing retrospective data to evaluate the impact of educating HCWs on the new technology on the frequency of falls.