Search Tag: rapid response system

IT Management

Timely Alerts Reduce Mortality

2020 13 Nov

An automated alert system that analyses electronic health records (EHR) can help identify high-risk in-hospital patients needing interventions by rapid response teams, resulting in decreased mortality, says a Kaiser Permanente-led study (Escobar et al. 2020).   You might also like: AI Tool Helps to Reduce COVID-19 Mortality  ... Read more

ICU Management

End-of-life care: drawing the line for futile interventions

2018 06 Sep

Many patients near the end of life are subject to rapid response system (RRS) calls. A study was conducted in a large Sydney teaching hospital to identify a cutoff point that defines nonbeneficial treatment for older hospital patients receiving an RRS call, describe interventions administered, and measure the cost of hospitalisation. "Identifiable... Read more