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A record number of participants attended this year’s Spike Out Sepsis volleyball tournament in June, resulting in more than $25,000 in funds raised to spread sepsis awareness!
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Hear more about the major impact that #sepsis can have on someone’s life – straight from the mouths of those who have experienced sepsis firsthand.
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Every day more and more hospital join the fight to stop #sepsis: Read about this interesting new take on sepsis as hospitals such as +North Shore Long Island Jewish and +Kaiser Permanente seek to address this condition early by identify high-risk patients in the emergency department and treating them to stop progression via +HealthLeaders Media 
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The state of #Maryland has historically kept healthcare costs below the national average, in-part due to efforts to reduce hospital-acquired #infections (#HAIs) and readmissions. Learn more about MD’s  unique approach to care, via +KevinMD.com 
Can Maryland's budgeting experiment succeed? It will no doubt face challenges.
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#Sepsis can have a major impact on those that experience it – Hear about this 23 year old woman’s battle with sepsis and her path to recovery after being treated at +Palomar Heatlh 
Taylor Church's recovery despite losing her hands and legs has been inspiring.
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Big Data” is more than just a buzz term, it’s making its way into the medical industry and its implications may be phenomenal. Learn how big data is helping healthcare professional determine which newborns are at risk of developing #sepsis via +Kaiser Permanente 
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It’s truly great to see medical errors being brought to the forefront of policy and regulation – This report created by U.S. +SENATOR BARBARA BOXER  details the most common medical errors & hospital acquired infections, and how hospitals may work to prevent them 
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#Sepsis and other life threating condition may finally be getting the attention they deserve from hospitals and regulators via +San Francisco Business Times 
Sepsis and other life-threatening infections may finally get the attention they deserve from hospitals and regulators
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Educating yourself about #sepsis is one of the most important steps that physicians can take on the path to spreading awareness and working to prevent this potentially deadly condition. Learn more via +Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 
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The ordinary continues to be extraordinary in Jackson Heights, Queens. At the Rory Staunton Field (named after young Rory Staunton who passed away after a fight with sepsis) an incredible mural was revealed recently which hopes to spread peace, love, and unity in honor of Rory Staunton.
The ordinary continues to be extraordinary in Jackson Heights, Queens. At the Rory Staunton Field (named in honor of Rory) an incredible mural was revealed recently which is the work of a local 4th grade class, with the help of El Museo del Barrio,...
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Research paper via Paul E. Marik, MD of +Eastern Virginia Medical School discusses the early management of #sepsis and explores the controversies surrounding the management of this complex condition.
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Are we doing enough to recognize & prevent sepsis? A new report from the Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation at the +University of Michigan shows a dramatic increase in hospitalizations for sepsis from 2007 to 2011. However, this sharp rise may be attributed to increased recognition and coding changes 
Hospitalizations for chronic pain relief procedures also on the rise The Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation at the University of Michigan today releases a new report that shows a dramatic increase in hospitalizations for septicemia from 2007 to 2011. The hospitalization rate for
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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