Engagement, education lead to rapid success

October 2007
HealthLeaders Magazine;Oct2007, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p20
The article discusses the rapid response system launched by the South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, Massachusetts in September 2006 that involved almost all medical personnel except frontline clinicians. The multi disciplinary team includes critical care nurses, nurse managers, staff nurses, respiratory therapists, hospitalists, intensivists and emergency department physicians who are trained to assess situation, check backgrounds and recommends concerns to clinicians to better respond to emergencies.


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