Joining Forces against Delirium — From Organ-System Care to Whole-Human Care By Sharon K. Inouye

Headshot of Sharon Inouye“Rather than designating delirium as a “never event” for hospitals, Medicare could offer incentives for the use of proven strategies for preventing it — such as ensuring early mobility, reducing use of bed or chair alarms, minimizing use of psychoactive drugs, and providing adaptations for vision and hearing impairment — in order to motivate change.”

Read more from Dr. Inouye’s NEJM Perspectives piece.

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