Financial Benefits

The Economics of Pressure Ulcers


Calculate Your Cost-Savings


Insert Your Data:

Average Cost of PU

Number of Patients Annually

PU Incidence rate
(all stages/categories)

Projected reduction
using SEM Scanner

No. of SEM Scanners
(recommended 25 beds : 1 SEM Scanner)

Calculate Your Savings


Current PU Incidence & Costs

Total Annual Projected PU's


Projected Annual Costs of Care


Potential Cost Savings

Projected reduction in PU's


Net Annual Cost Savings


3-Year Cost-Saving


# of Prevented PUs to Break-even


1Posnet et al 2009
2Deloitte “Do Healthcare Systems Promote the Prevention of Pressure Ulcers?”, 2014
3Bennett, Dealey, and Posnett, “The cost of pressure ulcers in the UK”. Age & Ageing 2004
4NHS Litigation Authority, “NHS shells out £13million in compo over 3 years for patients who suffered bedsores in hospital beds”, The Mirror January 2014

The figures and calculations herein are estimates made for informational purposes only, and are not intended to be a commitment, guarantee or warranty from Bruin Biometrics. For a more detailed assessment of the potential for your particular facility, contact us.

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