Impact of a standardized rapid response system on outcomes in a large healthcare jurisdiction.

@article{Chen2016ImpactOA,
  title={Impact of a standardized rapid response system on outcomes in a large healthcare jurisdiction.},
  author={Jack Chen and Lixin Ou and Arthas Flabouris and K M Hillman and Rinaldo Bellomo and Michael J. A. Parr},
  journal={Resuscitation},
  year={2016},
  volume={107},
  pages={47-56}
}
AIM To assess the impact of a standardized rapid response system (RRS) implemented across a large health care jurisdiction on reducing serious adverse events, hospital mortality and unexpected deaths. METHOD We conducted an interrupted time series (2007-2013) population-based study in the state of New South Wales (NSW), Australia to evaluate the impact of introducing a statewide standardized RRS (the between-the-flags [BTF] system) which employed a five-component intervention strategy. We… CONTINUE READING
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