Clinical Care7-Part EMS Screening Tool Boosts Early Sepsis Treatment
Conducting a sepsis screening during emergency medical service transport to an emergency department reduces time to treatment.
Clinical CareNew York's Sepsis Protocols Lower Death Rates
Research shows 'Rory's Regulations' are saving lives, but one physician urges other states to 'proceed with caution.'
Clinical CareSPOT on: New Decision Support Tool Reduces Sepsis Mortality by 22.9%
A new computer-based decision support tool for sepsis at HCA Healthcare harnesses pivotal data in real time.
Clinical Care'Every Hour Matters': Delaying Sepsis Antibiotics in ER Increases Odds of Mortality
New research finds that every hour of delay in administering antibiotics to sepsis patients in emergency rooms increases odds of...
Clinical CarePrioritize Sepsis Assessments in Your Overcrowded Emergency Department
Prompt identification of patients who are at high risk of sepsis could be the difference between life or death.
InnovationInnovators Could Receive up to $8M for Early Detection of Sepsis and Pathogens
HHS announces new funding opportunities through DRIVe program.
Clinical CareHow to Fight 'Scary' Superbugs? Cooperation—And A Special Soap
A novel approach recognizes that superbugs don't remain isolated in one hospital or nursing home but move quickly through a...
Clinical CareHow a Maryland Hospital Reduced Sepsis Mortality by 65%
The adoption of an EMR-based screening tool and a sepsis treatment bundle drove down mortality rates markedly over four years.
Clinical CareCost of Sepsis Readmissions Estimated at More Than $16,000 Per Patient
At national level, the annual cost of index admissions for sepsis are estimated at more than $23.3 billion.
InnovationHHS Expands Innovation Partnerships with Private Sector
DRIVe initiative makes deeper forays into innovations that could help predict illness and enhance sepsis detection.
Clinical CareMost Sepsis-Associated Deaths Could be Caused by Severe Coexisting Conditions
New research contradicts the perception that better sepsis care alone can reduce mortality.
NursingNurses Create Escape Room to Increase Sepsis Awareness
Nurses helped improve their colleagues' understanding of sepsis at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia.