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These New Jersey hospitals are coming together in an effort to reduce sepsis deaths across the state
The occurrence and often fatal effects of sepsis have been greatly reduced here because hospitals are cooperating to diagnose and treat the infection
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Did you know using procalcitonin (PCT) is proven to assess the risk of sepsis for inpatients in the intensive care unit (ICU)? Find out more
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The intensive care unit (ICU) is one of the most critical departments in hospitals where lives are saved. But how can they be made more effective through using modern technology?
Many intensive care physicians say hospital ICUs are woefully — and often dangerously — out of date. Some are trying to engineer smarter ICUs.
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The success of hospitals and healthcare providers is contingent on the success of patient outcomes. Check out how hospitals are working to reduce the risk of sepsis and hospital-acquired infections
Here's how hospitals and healthcare systems have cut sepsis mortality, reduced post-discharge costs, and lowered ED usage—without breaking the bank.
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Thursday, the @SepsisAlliance will honor the people and organizations making strides in sepsis awareness, recognition, and treatment. Learn more about the Sepsis Heroes here
Fifth Annual Sepsis Heroes Gala Tickets Sold Out - September 15, 2016 at Arena NYC This year, we will be marking the 5th presentation of our Annual Sepsis
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When caught early on, sepsis is preventable. How can doctors and nurses recognize the condition sooner to stop the spread of sepsis? More from
Consumer campaigns, hospital rules and some new state laws seek to increase awareness about the lethal disease.
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Thanks to the Sepsis Alliance’s Sepsis Heroes announced last week, more knowledge around the condition is spreading – check back to see who makes the list next year!
2017 Sixth Sepsis Heroes Gala Receive updates on this upcoming event: Fifth Annual Sepsis Heroes Gala Tickets Sold Out - September 15, 2016 at Arena NYC Th
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Hospital-acquired infections may be reduced when staff are fully compliant with proper hand hygiene. Check out how this hospital is encouraging all doctors to practice hand-washing
Eastern Health plans to introduce electronic screens to display how often staff wash their hands. Auditors will track their compliance using an app.
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ICYMI: @Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) released new definitions for better diagnosis of sepsis and septic shock in February? Check them out
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Biomerieux and Roche Diagnostics’ BRAHMS PCT assays have received speedier FDA clearance thanks to the novel universal data analysis approach from Thermo Fisher Scientific’s MOSES trial
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Did you know sepsis was one of the most costly health conditions in the US in 2013, amounting to $23.7 billion? More via
Sepsis, a life-threatening illness when an infection spreads through the body, was the most expensive condition treated in U.S. hospitals in 2013. WebMD shares the others.
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Don’t miss out: World Sepsis Day is hosting its First World Sepsis Congress tomorrow! Make sure you check out the program and tune in
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Thermo Fisher presents the About Sepsis Google+ page to raise sepsis awareness through education and information.
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Thermo Fisher presents the About Sepsis Google+ page to raise sepsis awareness through education and information. This page is beneficial to medical professionals, journalists, health and science writers, and the general public who are interested in learning more about sepsis and the importance of early detection and action to improve patient outcomes
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