The Joint Commission: New Study

Intensive Rapid Response System Treatment in End-of-Life Care

Katie Looze Brok | August 29, 2018

Many intensive interventions are delivered after rapid response system (RRS) calls, which are designed to identify and respond to seriously ill patients in acute hospitals. A new study evaluates whether treatment is beneficial for end-of-life care patients for whom an RRS call is made, describes interventions administered, and measures the cost of hospitalization.

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