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Elizabeth Mockapetris Joins Sepsis Alliance Board of Directors

December 2, 2019

  Northern California sepsis awareness advocate Elizabeth Mockapetris joins the Sepsis Alliance Board of Directors to help save lives from sepsis – the leading cause of death in U.S. hospitals.  …

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HIV/AIDS Still an Ongoing Problem: World AIDS Day, December 1

December 1, 2019

In the early 1980s, healthcare professionals in North America were facing a disease they had never heard of, AIDS. Some doctors were treating young men with unusual infections and others …

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Romaine Lettuce Recalled Again – New E. Coli Contamination

November 29, 2019

Last November there was an outbreak of E. coli infection due to contaminated Romaine lettuce. The infection caused serious illnesses up until the end of the year. Unfortunately, the problem is …

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Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance: A Q&A With Steven Q. Simpson, MD

November 28, 2019

Antibiotics are one of the most readily available prescription medications. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost 270 million antibiotic prescriptions were filled by consumer pharmacies …

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GE Healthcare and Sepsis Alliance Announce Collaboration

November 22, 2019

GE Healthcare and Sepsis Alliance Collaborate to Improve Treatment of Sepsis –Leading Cause of Death in U.S. Hospitals   GE Healthcare joins with Sepsis Alliance to present the Can We …

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Sepsis Alliance Updates Mission Statement

November 21, 2019

  Sepsis Alliance, the nation’s first and leading sepsis organization, is pleased to introduce a new mission statement: Save lives and reduce suffering by improving sepsis awareness and care. Our …

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COPD Awareness: The Importance of Understanding COPD

November 20, 2019

What is COPD? Many people know it’s a disease that affects the ability to breathe, but they may not know why this occurs or that COPD is a serious illness, …

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New Proposal Could Hurt Sepsis Patients

November 11, 2019

A new CDC proposal to change ICD-10-CM sepsis related codes could have the unintended consequence of discouraging early sepsis identification and treatment A few days ago, Sepsis Alliance learned the …

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Jonathan Wilson Joins Sepsis Alliance Board of Directors

November 4, 2019

Spectrum Science CEO joins the Sepsis Alliance Board of Directors to help save lives from sepsis—the leading cause of death in U.S. hospitals. San Diego, Calif — Sepsis Alliance, the …

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BD and Sepsis Alliance Work Together to Improve Sepsis Diagnosis and Treatment

November 1, 2019

Sepsis Alliance and leading global medical technology company BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) are collaborating to advance sepsis education and promote the critical need to seek treatment when symptoms are …

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The Connection Between Diabetes and Sepsis

October 31, 2019

Living with a chronic illness can be challenging, especially if you have a disease like diabetes. Any changes in your routines or health status can have a serious impact on …

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Don’t Forget About the Caregivers: National Caregivers Month

October 29, 2019

There’s no doubt – North American society heavily depends on family and friends who are unpaid caregivers. An estimated 1 in 5 adults in the United States provide care or …

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Raising Sepsis Awareness Nationwide

October 22, 2019

Throughout Sepsis Awareness Month, healthcare facilities and partner organizations across the nation helped raise awareness of sepsis in their communities. Below we are highlighting some of the great work they …

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Vaccines Are Everyone’s Business: 2019 International Infection Prevention Week

October 15, 2019

The first vaccine developed to help prevent disease was for smallpox, a disease that had been around for thousands of years. In 1796, Edward Jenner, an English physician and scientist, …

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The Sepsis Institute Launches

October 14, 2019

Sepsis Alliance Launches The Sepsis Institute to Prepare Healthcare Providers for Excellence in Sepsis Care   The Sepsis Institute premieres the Sepsis and Home Healthcare training module. Using a micro-learning …

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First Randomized, Blinded Study Published on Vitamin C as Treatment for Severe Sepsis

October 2, 2019

For several years researchers have been looking at many ways to treat sepsis, but a cure has been elusive so far. Since the actual cause of sepsis isn’t yet completely …

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