Rapid Response Team--Measurable and Sustained Success

Highland Hospital established its Rapid Response Team in late 2006 to provide a quick, multidisciplinary medical team approach to assess and treat a patient whose condition is deteriorating, and to provide support and education to staff, as needed. Goals include stabilization of patients to prevent further deterioration and prevention of cardiac arrest.

Highland Hospital established its Rapid Response Team in late 2006 to provide a quick, multidisciplinary medical team approach to assess and treat a patient whose condition is deteriorating, and to provide support and education to staff, as needed. Goals include stabilization of patients to prevent further deterioration and prevention of cardiac arrest.

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