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Sepsis Alliance Launches Sepsis Innovation Collaborative

May 16, 2022

  New collaboration will bring together stakeholders across the continuum of diagnosis, treatment, and care to advance innovative solutions to sepsis and save lives. Sepsis Alliance is excited to announce …

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Maternal Sepsis Week Spotlight: Laura Riley, MD

May 10, 2022

This Maternal Sepsis Week (May 8-14, 2022), Sepsis Alliance is asking: what does the work of a clinician on the front lines of maternal sepsis care look like? “In medical school, …

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Critical Care Awareness Month: Meet Some ICU Professionals

May 5, 2022

It can be frightening when a family member or loved one needs care in an intensive care unit (ICU). Although most visitors to an ICU may only encounter nurses and …

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A Decision on SEP-1

April 29, 2022

Sepsis Alliance commends the National Quality Forum (NQF) Appeals Board for dismissing the submitted appeal of NQF #0500: The Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock Early Management Bundle, also known as …

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Sepsis Alliance Celebrates First Founder’s Day

April 25, 2022

In honor of Carl Flatley’s extraordinary commitment to sepsis awareness and education, Sepsis Alliance honors our founder on the 20th anniversary of his daughter’s tragic death to sepsis.

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Sandy Cayo Moves to Board of Directors

April 24, 2022

Sepsis Alliance is pleased to announce that Sandy Cayo, DNP, FNP-BC, PhD(c), a previous Advisory Board member, has accepted a three-year term on the Sepsis Alliance Board of Directors. Dr. …

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Paul L. Epner Joins Sepsis Alliance Board of Directors

April 21, 2022

Sepsis Alliance, the nation’s first and leading sepsis organization, is pleased to welcome Paul L. Epner, MBA, MEd, to the Board of Directors. Mr. Epner is the co-founder of the …

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Sepsis Alliance Announces New Chief Medical Officer

April 20, 2022

Sepsis Alliance is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chief Medical Officer: Cindy Hou, DO, MA, MBA, CIC, CPHQ, FACOI, FACP, FIDSA. Dr. Hou has served actively on …

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Awaiting a Decision About the Fate of SEP-1

April 13, 2022

Apr 29, 2022 UPDATE: The NQF Appeals Board has voted to dismiss the submitted appeal of SEP-1. Read more about that decision here. In 2002, when Erin Flatley developed the …

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“Your Ordinary is Extraordinary” – Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month

April 8, 2022

“Your Ordinary is Extraordinary” is the theme for Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month 2022. People with limb loss and limb differences have to adapt to many challenges as …

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National Minority Health Month: A Chance to Raise Awareness 

April 4, 2022

Every April, Sepsis Alliance joins the Office of Minority Health (OMH), as well as healthcare providers, advocates, and educators across the country in observing National Minority Health Month. Throughout the …

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8 Tips to Reduce Infection and Injury Risk While in Hospital

March 13, 2022

The World Health Organization (WHO) says that one in 10 people is harmed while in the hospital. Harm can be defined in many ways, such as falling, receiving the wrong …

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Kidney Health for All: World Kidney Day

March 9, 2022

What do singer Selena Gomez and actors Sarah Hyland and George Lopez have in common? Along with one out of every seven adults in the United States, they have some …

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New Study Shows High Global Burden of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). What Does That Mean for Sepsis?

March 8, 2022

A recent study published in The Lancet looked at the problem of bacterial antimicrobial resistance (AMR) around the world. Antimicrobial resistance occurs when specific strains of bacteria, viruses, fungi, or …

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Sepsis Alliance Updates Key Number of Annual Sepsis Casualties

March 7, 2022

An estimated 350,000 people die from sepsis every year in the U.S. That is one every 90 seconds and more than those who die from stroke, prostate cancer, breast cancer, and opioid overdoses combined.

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9 Facts About Heart Disease to Mark American Heart Month

February 17, 2022