Clinical CareFeds Hope to Cut Sepsis Deaths by Hitching Medicare Payments to Treatment Stats
A new Biden administration rule setting treatment metrics for sepsis has triggered pushback for its lack of flexibility.
Clinical CareThe Exec: 'Leadership Needs to Listen'
Establishing effective communication is crucial in leading a large health system, the chief medical officer of AdventHealth says.
Clinical CareExpert: CMS Takes Significant Step to Improve Sepsis Care in 2024 IPPS Rule
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services make SEP-1 sepsis care bundle a pay-for-performance measure.
PharmaPeptilogics CEO Jonathan Steckbeck Targets Deadly Prosthetic Infections
Personal tragedies involving family and friends motivated this CEO to launch Peptilogics.
Clinical CareFlu Patients at Risk of Developing Sepsis
Sepsis can develop as the result of any kind of infection, including influenza.
Post-AcuteFighting Sepsis Requires Better Recognition of Signs and Symptoms
Preventing sepsis begins with preventing infection, says the chief medical officer of Sepsis Alliance.
Clinical CareMandatory Hospital Sepsis Protocols Save Thousands of Lives
New York hospitals must report sepsis-related data to the state Department of Health.
Clinical CareOpioid Use Disorder Plays Significant Role in Many Sepsis Cases
About 30,000 to 40,000 opioid use disorder patients are hospitalized with sepsis each year.
Clinical CareHow to Use an Early Warning System for Sepsis in the Emergency Department
A sepsis early warning system at a Cleveland-based health system triggered an alert in the electronic health record and a...
Clinical CareMemorialCare Making Great Strides in Reducing Patient Harm
Since adopting a 'Bold Goals' initiative in 2005, the California-based health system has posted several gains, including reduced infections and...
Clinical CareNational Sepsis Group Adopts Health Equity Pledge
The Sepsis Alliance has elevated health equity in awareness, education, and advocacy work.
Clinical CareHow 2 Health Systems Lowered Sepsis Mortality
Rapid diagnosis and treatment of sepsis saves lives.