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Helping Dental Hygienists During National Dental Hygiene Month

October 12, 2021

When was the last time you had your teeth professionally cleaned and assessed? Did you know that dental hygienists are frontline healthcare workers who can help detect problems, such as …

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Dascena Pledges Support for Sepsis Alliance Clinical Community

October 1, 2021

Sepsis Alliance announces support from Dascena for expanding healthcare provider sepsis education and resources. Sepsis Alliance, the nation’s first and leading sepsis organization, and Dascena, a company known for developing …

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Why Are We Talking About MRSA? World MRSA Day

September 30, 2021

October 2 is World MRSA Day. Awareness of MRSA, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, is more important now than ever before. MRSA is a type of staph infection that is resistant to …

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Will There Be a Flu/COVID-19 Twindemic?

September 15, 2021

As fall approaches, so does the flu season and concern about a so-called twindemic. This term was coined to describe having both influenza viruses and the COVID-19 virus circulating at …

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Sepsis Awareness Among American Adults Returns to Pre-Pandemic Level of 65%

September 10, 2021

A dip in awareness coincides with growing concern about health inequities; Sepsis Alliance recognizes the continued need for public education about sepsis signs, symptoms, after-effects, and community disparities.  To mark World Sepsis Day, Sepsis Alliance is announcing the results of the 2021 annual sepsis awareness survey. The survey, …

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Will Full FDA Approval for Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Reduce Vaccine Hesitancy?

September 8, 2021

The United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) recently gave full approval to the Pfizer-BioNTeck COVID-19 vaccine for people aged 16 years and older. Experts hope that this new designation will …

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10 Years of Sepsis Awareness Months Results in More Awareness

August 17, 2021

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Sepsis Awareness Month – an observance that focuses on educating the public and the healthcare community about sepsis-related issues. When Sepsis Alliance was …

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Exploring Sepsis-Related Topics in Healthcare: The Second Annual Sepsis Alliance Summit

August 2, 2021

Sepsis Alliance announces its second annual Sepsis Alliance Summit, presented by T2 Biosystems, which will cover a wide range of sepsis-related topics across three days of virtual expert-led content.   …

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Sepsis Alliance’s Equity Commitments: Six Months Later, There’s More Work to Be Done

July 30, 2021

It has been six months since Sepsis Alliance first announced its equity, diversity, and inclusion pledge. We’re looking back on six months of important growth—and looking forward to much more …

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Drop in Childhood Vaccines; National Immunization Month 2021

July 29, 2021

This August’s National Immunization Month is more important than it has been for a long time. Self-isolation and lockdowns since early 2020 contributed to a drop in routine childhood vaccines. …

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Which COVID-19 Vaccine Is Right for You?

July 27, 2021

Public service announcements tell people they should receive a COVID-19 vaccine to reduce the severity and spread of the coronavirus, but which vaccine should you get? The short answer is …

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Sepsis Alliance Invites Health Sector Colleagues to Sign Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Pledge

July 19, 2021

Today, Sepsis Alliance unveils an equity pledge for its peer organizations working to mitigate the impacts of antimicrobial resistance, sepsis, and its underlying causes. The pledge is aimed at fostering …

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New Resource: “Sepsis and…” Topic Videos

July 15, 2021

Earlier this month, Sepsis Alliance posted three videos in its popular Sepsis and… series of topics related to sepsis. Sepsis Alliance created this new resource for people who prefer to …

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Sepsis Alliance Hosts Successful Sepsis Tech & Innovation Conference

June 30, 2021

Sepsis care involves hands-on recognition, diagnosis, and treatment. It also involves innovation to support this treatment and to help patients recover. For this reason, Sepsis Alliance recently hosted an inaugural …

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The SEP-1 Measure: What Is It, and How Does It Impact Sepsis Patients & Their Families?

June 22, 2021

SEP-1 provides guidelines for hospital clinicians treating patients with sepsis. This month, the National Quality Forum—the organization that endorses processes like SEP-1—is deciding whether to keep or remove the SEP-1 …

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Statement on Juneteenth from Sepsis Alliance

June 16, 2021

This Saturday is Juneteenth, one of this nation’s oldest celebrations, commemorating the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States. As events of our more recent past have thrown …

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