Greater opportunities for patients
23% Improvement in days to wean 44% Improvement in decannulations
Fewer invasive procedures
43% Reduction in Bronchoscopies
Although individual results may vary, Vapotherm believes Florida Hospital at Connerton’s story represents
a powerful example of the impact Vapotherm’s humidification can have in an LTACH setting.
Investing in technology to provide the very best care
Florida Hospital at Connerton is a 50-bed not-for-profit hospital that provides specialized care for patients with acute or chronic respiratory disorders.
The hospital began using Vapotherm in December 2015 and expanded their use of the technology the following year after comparing patient outcomes. It was designated a Vapotherm Center of Excellence in 2017.
Greater opportunities for patients to liberate from the vent
Approximately 25% of Florida Hospital at Connerton patients are on mechanical ventilation. A major outcome for these patients is successful liberation – or weaning – from mechanical ventilation.
% Trach Decannulations
Average Days to Wean
Fewer invasive and costly follow on procedures
Since implementing Vapotherm, Florida Hospital at Connerton has seen a 43% reduction in the number of therapeutic bronchoscopies performed.
Improved mobility for patients
Mobility is an important part of patient rehabilitation at Florida Hospital at Connerton.
The multi-disciplinary team uses the Vapotherm Transfer Unit to maintain Vapotherm therapy while mobilizing their patients.