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Two Major Sepsis Stories in the News – Burden of Sepsis and Vitamin C Results

January 17, 2020

This week brought us the results of two sepsis studies, both of which provide important findings for the healthcare community and the general public. The first study, published earlier this …

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Danaher and Sepsis Alliance Work Together to Improve Sepsis Care

San Diego, Calif  – Sepsis Alliance, the nation’s first and leading sepsis organization, and Danaher, a global science and technology innovator committed to helping customers solve complex challenges and improving …

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New Study Shows Deadly Sepsis Rates are Double Prior Estimates – Global Burden of Sepsis Says Poor Countries and Children Hit Hardest

January 16, 2020

A new study, the most comprehensive to date on the staggering incidence of sepsis and sepsis deaths, was released today in The Lancet, confirming that the actual rates are double …

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Vaccines Help Reduce Sepsis Risk

January 14, 2020

Sepsis is surprisingly common. According to the most recent statistics available, every year about 1.7 million people in the United States are hospitalized with sepsis, the body’s toxic and life-threatening …

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Flu Season Hitting Children Hard This Year

January 6, 2020

It’s hard to imagine that something like the flu can be deadly. Most of us who do catch the influenza virus feel quite sick for a few days, maybe a …

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Nearly 7,000 Children Die from Sepsis Annually in the United States – A New Collaboration Intends to Improve Care and Save Lives

December 20, 2019

Sepsis Alliance and the Children’s Hospital Association Collaborate to Educate Health Providers on Pediatric Sepsis Early Recognition and Treatment San Diego, Calif – United in purpose to significantly reduce childhood …

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Sepsis Coordinator Network Growing, Providing Resources for Healthcare Professionals

December 12, 2019

The Sepsis Coordinator Network (SCN) keeps growing and providing education for healthcare professionals who work toward improving sepsis care in their facility and/or the community. The SCN was launched in …

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Staying Healthy During the Holidays

December 11, 2019

As 2019 draws to an end, many people will gather to celebrate and to spend time with each other. Whether it’s an office party, a family gathering, or a New …

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Volcano Burn Victims Have a Long Road to Recovery

December 10, 2019

Images of an erupting volcano in New Zealand are now being replaced with stories of survivors. Most were seriously burned, some up to 80% of their body. According to news …

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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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