Deploy Rapid Response Teams


Deploy Rapid Response Teams


These tools, which are part of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s 5 Million Lives Campaign, can help a hospital establish a rapid response team program. A rapid response team is composed of clinicians who bring critical care expertise to the patient bedside (or wherever it is needed) to prevent deaths in patients who are failing outside intensive care settings.

This site is organized into the following sections:
  • Getting started kit
  • Campaign mentor hospitals
  • Tools
  • Measurement information forms
  • Improvement stories
  • Resources
  • Call recordings
  • National Action Day materials
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Release Date: 2008
Original Summary: March 2009
Last Updated: 02/20/13

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