Rothman Society For Innovation and Research
Pioneering Innovation and Research to Expand the Use of the Transformational Rothman Index to Impact Healthcare Quality and Cost

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The creation of the Rothman Index was the commencement of our work

Ten years ago the Rothman brothers developed the Rothman Index (RI), which has emerged as the clinical gold standard for visualizing and trending patient condition. Today, the Rothman Society for Innovation and Research continues that work, created to house all research, testing and development related to the RI. 

Our mission is open to all: whether a partner client of our sister organization PeraHealth, or an independent researcher keen to test the RI in an original research effort. We welcome anyone who wishes to collaborate and engage in rigorous scientific discussion around refining and improving the RI and its application. 

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News and Events

EVENT: 2018 Palliative care symposium

The National Symposium for Academic Palliative Care Education and Research is the premier gathering of palliative care professionals devoted to advancing palliative care education and research with the goal of improving care for those with serious, chronic, or life-threatening illness. 

Research: Sepsis Screening

The Rothman Index predicts patient deterioration across all disease categories. The research team is studying the use of the RI to screen for sepsis specifically.



Research: Adult Readmissions

In conjunction with 5 Rothman Society hospital partners, the research team is building a 30-day unplanned readmission prediction model for adults.




Research: Pediatric Readmissions

In partnership with CHOC, the research team has recently submitted a paper on the RSIR model to predict 30-day unplanned readmissions for pediatrics.



Webinar: Rethinking Sepsis: The Promise of Global Clinical  Surveillance

Join us on October 11th, 2018 at 2 p.m.ET for our next PeraHealth webinar, Rethinking Sepsis: The Promise of Global Clinical Surveillance. We will focus on how global clinical surveillance has the potential to transform sepsis management. Secure your spot here to learn how the Rothman Index is rethinking sepsis with predictive, real-time clinical surveillance.

Video: Hear from Michael Rothman

“One of the things that we’ve realized is how much more there is yet to learn.  The Society is really the way that powers us forward.” - Michael Rothman, Chief Science Officer

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