This site provides GHS staff with information and resources related to our Behavioral Response Team, or BRT. The Who, What, When, Where, and Why are all answered, in addition to quick access to important policies related to behavioral patients. The BRT went live hospital-wide on April 3, 2017. There is both an Emergent BRT and Proactive BRT.
- Press your duress button
- Dial 911
- Tell the dispatcher:
- Your location: building, floor, department , room number, closest elevator
- The nature of the emergency (behavioral)
- Your name
- Your call back number
- Stay on the line
The BRT’s success depends on you! As with all new roles and teams, this one will undoubtedly come with kinks that need to be worked out. Help The BRT be successful by learning more about this important work and asking questions and offering suggestions for improvement as you utilize this service at GHS.