Rapid Response Team

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Abstract Number: 332

A SEPSIS ALERT SYSTEM WITH EARLY INTERVENTION BY A HOSPITALIST RAPID RESPONSE PROVIDER REDUCES MORTALITY AND LENGTH OF STAY IN THE SEPSIS POPULATION

Background: Sepsis is a leading cause of death in US hospitals, and is a major contributor to hospital mortality and length of stay. Much has been done in hospitals nationwide to identify and treat sepsis [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:23:51+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on A SEPSIS ALERT SYSTEM WITH EARLY INTERVENTION BY A HOSPITALIST RAPID RESPONSE PROVIDER REDUCES MORTALITY AND LENGTH OF STAY IN THE SEPSIS POPULATION

Abstract Number: 292

REDESIGNING THE RAPID RESPONSE TEAM: ADDITION OF A HOSPITALIST PROVIDER AND THE USE OF SURVEILLANCE TOOLS SIGNIFICANTLY DECREASES RAPID RESPONSE DURATION AND NUMBER OF CALLS.

Background: As the concept of a rapid response team continues to evolve nationwide, it is becoming increasingly apparent that the proactive monitoring of patients through surveillance tools is important to prevent adverse events. However, it [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:22:53+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on REDESIGNING THE RAPID RESPONSE TEAM: ADDITION OF A HOSPITALIST PROVIDER AND THE USE OF SURVEILLANCE TOOLS SIGNIFICANTLY DECREASES RAPID RESPONSE DURATION AND NUMBER OF CALLS.

Abstract Number: 289

EFFECTIVENESS OF AN INTERDISCIPLINARY, NURSE DRIVEN IN-HOSPITAL CODE STROKE PROTOCOL ON RECOGNITION AND DIAGNOSIS OF IN-HOSPITAL STROKE

Background: Up to 17% of all strokes occur in patients hospitalized for another diagnosis or procedure, and in-hospital strokes complicate up to 0.06% of all admissions. In-hospital strokes carry higher mortality, longer length of stay [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:22:48+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on EFFECTIVENESS OF AN INTERDISCIPLINARY, NURSE DRIVEN IN-HOSPITAL CODE STROKE PROTOCOL ON RECOGNITION AND DIAGNOSIS OF IN-HOSPITAL STROKE

Abstract Number: 212

IMPLEMENTATION OF AN EARLY WARNING SYSTEM IMPROVES PATIENT SAFETY, BUT IS IT WORTH THE COSTS?

Background: Numerous early warning systems (EWS) exist as potential tools to improve patient safety. Our system recognized higher than peer rates of rapid response (RRT) utilization as well as higher than desired out-of-ICU code blue [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:55+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on IMPLEMENTATION OF AN EARLY WARNING SYSTEM IMPROVES PATIENT SAFETY, BUT IS IT WORTH THE COSTS?

HM2018 Abstract Number: 146

The Effect Of Modified Early Warning System (MEWS) On Rapid Response Team Call Outcome

Background: Modified Early Warning System(MEWS) is a scoring system based on vitals sign and clinical observation which has been implemented in 2007 as a useful tool to timely recognition and early intervention. The effectiveness of [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:06:38+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on The Effect Of Modified Early Warning System (MEWS) On Rapid Response Team Call Outcome