Philips Scientific Webinar


Oct 15 2020


6:00 pm

Recognizing Deteriorating Patient Conditions:  Safety 3.0 – what social media taught us about safety in hospitals

Webinar objectives:

Chris Subbe’s group was the first globally to publish on summary scores for Rapid Response. This 1 hour interactive webinar will:

  • Provide evidence on failure to rescue from hospitals around the world
  • List metrics for successful Rapid Response Systems
  • Discuss advantages of custom-built vs uniform physiological triggers
  • Share Dr Subbe’s experience and work with electronic notifications as part of the VITAL II study
  • Highlight challenges of transition from paper to electronic systems / EPRs





  • Dr. Chris Subbe
    Dr. Chris Subbe

    Chris Subbe is a Consultant Physician working in Acute Medicine, Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. He lectures at Bangor University.
    He has trained in the UK, Germany, France and the US and worked for Médecins Sans Frontières in Angola.
    His group has published the first peer reviewed paper on Early Warning Scores and his research focuses on practical ways to improve safety for patients at risk of catastrophic deterioration on general wards. He co-lead one of the demonstrator projects for the Future Hospital programme and is part of the Quality Improvement Faculty of the Royal College of Physicians.

    Chris have recently completed an Improvement Science Fellowship for The Health Foundation focusing on opportunities for patients to get involved in their own safety.
    He loves living on Anglesey in the North of Wales.

  • Dr. Randy Wax MD MEd FRCPC FCCM - Moderator
    Dr. Randy Wax MD MEd FRCPC FCCM - Moderator

    Associate Professor, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Queen’s University
    Regional Director of Clinical Education, Lakeridge Health/Durham Regional Clinical Hub, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen’s University
    Critical Care Outreach Lead
    Critical Care Physician Lead, Central East Local Health Integration Network
    Transport Medicine/EMS Physician, Ornge Transport Medicine/Air Ambulance
    Medical Director, Academic Affairs, Lakeridge Health


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