The Diligent™ safe resident/patient handling program in North America has delivered an average reduction of 84% in the number of resident/patient handling-related injuries, across more than 700 facilities.
This makes ArjoHuntleigh one of the leaders in safe resident/patient handling programmes.
To read how Mercy Health were able to save over US$ 2 million in the first year, paying for the entire safe patient handling programme in just over a year; click here.
To read how UnityPoint Health Methodist demonstrated a reduction of 97% in patient handling injuries and of 99.7% in costs over the past year; click here.
There have also been a number of Diligent programmes in a lot of European countries, demonstrating reductions in harmful transfer procedures and the number of caregivers required for transfers in both hospitals and long term care facilities throughout a range of different healthcare systems.