On-Demand Webinar

Supporting Transitions of Care: Implementation of the Rothman Index Across a Regional Health System


This presentation highlights the implementation of the Rothman Index (RI) across a regional health system and the opportunities discovered to support both inter-facility and regional transitions of care. The main focus is on the basic utilization within care departments, case reviews in specialty areas such as Emergency and Critical Care, as well as the facility specific protocols for rapid response. In addition, the adaptability of the tool to a variety of disciplines in addition to nursing will be shared.


Carrie Edgison, MSN, RN, MHA, NE-BC, Executive Director of Nursing Operations and Critical Care, Mission Hospital
Mary Jane Cline, MSN, RN, BSN, Administrative Supervisor and Transport Team Lead, Mission Hospital

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how a health system has adapted the Rothman Index to meet the needs of various disciplines
  • Learn how, through utilization, “right patient -right bed” can be achieved at individual facilities and regionally
  • Understand the process of creating facility specific responses protocols utilizing a visualization of a patient’s condition