My brother Rory Died from Sepsis -A Memory on his Anniversary

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 […]

March 15, 2023» Read more

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 […]

February 28, 2023» Read more

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 […]

February 16, 2023» Read more

Journalist Emily Alpert Reyes exposes the rise in sepsis cases that accompanied to COVID-19 pandemic in California. She references the impact of Rory’s Regulations (mandatory sepsis protocols) in New York State and the 16,000 lives they saved in five years and interviews Ciaran Staunton who gives his strong endorsement of protocols. “As COVID-19 began to […]

February 6, 2023» Read more

Dear Friends, After many years of intense advocacy, we (and that means you!) have made history. For the first time, sepsis funding and directives have been included in the federal budget! This represents a major shift in the federal government’s approach to sepsis and its first step towards comprehensively addressing the overwhelming burden that sepsis places […]

January 3, 2023» Read more