San Diego-based CareFusion has introduced new connectivity and decision support applications that work with its AVEA, VELA and EnVe ventilators.

The Respiratory Documentation Application collects patient and ventilator documentation data at the point of care and transmits it to the electronic health records system. The data includes patient identification, ventilator status, vital signs, breath sounds and clinical observations.

The Knowledge Portal for Ventilator Therapy, being released in November, is a data analytics and reporting tool to measure clinical and process variability. Initial reporting capabilities focus on ventilator weaning and notification of important patient trends to measure compliance with best practices.

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