“The RI identifies more patients at risk, and does so with fewer than half the false positives of NEWS and fewer than a third the false positives of MEWS.”
Intelligent Early Warning:
Leveraging the Power of EHR Data to Improve Patient Safety, a Comparison of the Rothman Index with MEWS and NEWS
Over time, we were pleasantly surprised that the data bore out over several months that with the key introduction of the SWAT team using the Rothman Index, we had a decline in mortality.
Sheila Coonan, Manager Rapid Response Team
Yale-New Haven Hospital – Saint Raphael Campus