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Should You Be Concerned About Monkeypox?

August 5, 2022

The world has been dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic for over two years and now we’re hearing about another viral infection, monkeypox. But what is monkeypox? How is it spread? …

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Worrying News: AMR Rates Rising Since Pandemic Began

July 19, 2022

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is in the news again – and it’s not good. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a special report, detailing that AMR rates rose …

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Parechovirus In Young Children Can Cause “Sepsis-Like” Symptoms

July 15, 2022

You may not have heard of parechovirus before, but if you’re a parent or you care for young children, it’s essential that you learn about it. Human parechovirus is a …

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First Sepsis Awareness Month Proclamation of 2022 Has Been Issued

July 14, 2022

Sepsis Alliance is pleased to share that the first Sepsis Awareness Month state proclamation of 2022 has been issued in Texas! Governor Greg Abbott signed the document on July 8, …

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How Does LGBTQ+ Identity Impact Healthcare Experiences?

June 28, 2022

Each June, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ+) Pride Month provides an opportunity to celebrate and honor the LGBTQ+ community and reflect on LGBTQ+ struggles for liberation and equity. …

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Sepsis Alliance Launches New Virtual Community

Sepsis Alliance is pleased to announce the launch of a new virtual support community designed for the millions of people affected by sepsis: Sepsis Alliance Connect.   Each year, an estimated …

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Overturning Roe v. Wade: Health Consequences for Pregnant People Likely to Include an Increase in Maternal Sepsis

June 24, 2022

Experts predict that today’s Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and end the Constitutional right to abortion will increase maternal morbidity and mortality in the United States. Incidence …

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8 PTSD Facts You May Not Know

June 2, 2022

When was the last time you gasped for air? Was it because you choked on a piece of food or because you laughed so hard that you couldn’t catch your …

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Jif Peanut Butter Products Recalled for Potential Salmonella Contamination

May 23, 2022

On May 20, 2022, J.M. Smucker Company issued a voluntary recall of certain Jif peanut butter products in the United States. Some lots were associated with a Salmonella outbreak. The …

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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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