Journal of the American Medical Association
Hospital IV drip

  On August 1st, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that the Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock Early Management Bundle, known as SEP-1, would officially be adopted into its Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) program, starting in 2024. The SEP-1 measure, introduced by CMS in 2015, consists of a bundle of evidence-based interventions that […]

August 17, 2023» Read more
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_ Northwell Health is New York State’s largest healthcare provider and private employer, with 20+ hospitals, 890+ outpatient facilities, and more than 18,500 affiliated physicians. Every year they care for over two million people in the New York metro area and beyond. In 2012 they were one of the first organizations to reach out to […]

August 1, 2023» Read more
Patient and Doctor, sepsis misdiagnosis.

A recent report from the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute Center for Diagnostic Excellence reveals that sepsis is a significant contributor to misdiagnosis-related deaths and disabilities in the United States. In fact, it is among the top five diseases responsible for approximately 40% of such cases. Each year, an estimated 795,000 Americans suffer death or permanent […]

July 18, 2023» Read more
Vital Sepsis in Babies. A newborn in the nicu.

This week, CBS News reported that at least 36 babies across Europe have been infected with a dangerous and often deadly type of viral sepsis. The infection is caused by a rare type of enterovirus called echovirus-11, which typically spikes in the summer and early fall. The outbreak has some pediatric infectious diseases experts in […]

July 13, 2023» Read more
Madonna and bacterial infection

Madonna’s hospitalization from a bacterial infection is making headlines: Learn how sepsis can make bacterial infections like Madonna’s. life-threatening A bacterial infection occurs when harmful bacteria enter the body and multiply, leading to an immune response and various symptoms. Bacteria are tiny, single-celled microorganisms that can be found virtually everywhere, including in the air, water, […]

June 29, 2023» Read more