It’s Patient Safety Awareness Week.
March 12th to March 18th is Patient Safety Awareness Week. Some studies suggest that as many as 400,000 deaths occur each year in the United States due to preventable harm. Those cases that do not end in death can have a long-term impact on the patient’s physical and emotional health. Patient safety is a crucial […]
New: Our Post on the CDC Safe Healthcare Blog
END SEPSIS was asked to contribute a post to the CDC’s Safe Healthcare blog. The blog is delivered each month to thousands of subscribers. It is intended to “highlight the importance of patient safety by providing educational information and simple ways to help people stay informed on public safety topics.” Change Is Coming In The […]
Antibiotics In Labor Reduces Maternal Sepsis by One Third
A new study has found that administering antibiotics during labor can reduce maternal sepsis by one third. Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the study offers hope in the fight against maternal sepsis. A multi-country clinical trial shows that a single oral dose of antibiotics administered during labor can reduce postpartum sepsis and death […]
Who We Are
END SEPSIS is a movement of families and individuals who demand better infection education and hospital safety measures to ensure there are no more needles deaths from sepsis.
END SEPSIS is the leading sepsis advocacy organization in the United States affecting real change through policy measures. Join us in our work to spread awareness and advocate for better sepsis policy.
Sepsis protocols have been proven to reduce deaths from sepsis and lower healthcare costs. The implementation of sepsis protocols in every hospital in the country is a central mission of End Sepsis.
1.7M1,700,00 Americans get sepsis annually.
1 in 3 patients who die in a hospital have sepsis.
350K350,000 Americans die from sepsis every year.
- U.S. Senate Majority Leader, Charles E. Schumer -
- Captain Sully Sullenberger -
- The Toner Family, NY -
- Senator Charles Schumer -
- Dr. Tom Frieden, former Director of the CDC -
- Michael Dowling, President & CEO, Northwell Health -
- Dr. Jeremy Kahn, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine -
- Randi Weingarten, AFT President -
- Dr. Konrad Reinhart, Founding President, Global Sepsis Alliance -