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Sphere3® offers an award winning patient data analytics platform called Aperum®. Aperum is the only patient experience management platform that integrates both the patient’s perception and behavior based on their nurse call activity. Aperum provides insights into caregiver workload management, patient satisfaction, and patient safety.

Aperum has been a key tool in helping our clients achieve the following results:
  •  18% Increase in Patient Experience Domain Scores
  •  24% Reduction Normal Patient Calls
  •  29% Reduction in Emergency Toilet Calls
  •  10% Increase in HCAHPS response to Call Light

Sphere was recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor in 2015. In that same year, Aperum also received top honors from Fierce Healthcare in the “Data Analytics Tools and Solutions” category, as well as an overall award of “Best in Show: Fiercest Engagement Solution”.

Success Story

Aperum provides meaningful data that enables our clients to make informed decisions to improve healthcare in a variety of ways. Watch the video below to hear how Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, MO uses Aperum to address alarm fatigue.


Quality Measurements


Clinical Care


Patient Satisfaction



  • Aperum® is the bridge that creates the pathway from high level quality goals to tactical activities.
  • Aperum® allows for fall prevention strategy by showing risky patient behavior.
  • Aperum® accelerates the pace of improvement.


  • Aperum® captures the voice of the customer in real-time at the bedside providing caregivers the ability to proactively engage with their patients.
  • Nursing leadership knows there are needs across the house. Aperum® provides leadership indicators of high activity which otherwise might not have been know.
  • Aperum® provides insight into available accurate workload which allows for better staffing models.


  • Aperum® is the enabling technology that converts patient satisfaction goals into actionable information during the patient stay.
  • Aperum® creates the opportunity for the caregivers to influence the patient’s perception of care prior to discharge.
  • Aperum® converts patient satisfaction goals into daily activities.


Is Nurse Call Necessary?

Author: Barry Runyon

As real-time health system solutions continue to assume nurse call responsibilities, healthcare provider CIOs and clinical leadership to should rethink nurse call requirements.

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