END SEPSIS: SEP-1 is Not Good Enough
End Sepsis featured in the New York Times about Sepsis and the CDC

We are proud to have our work and Rory’s story featured in the New York Times article C.D.C. Sets New Standards for Hospitals to Combat Sepsis. From the article: “Rory’s mother, Ms. Staunton, who started a foundation to combat sepsis with her husband, Ciaran Staunton, acknowledged the federal guidance didn’t go as far as the state […]

August 28, 2023» Read more
CDC Director Talks about Sepsis

In her first major initiative rollout as the Director of the CDC, Dr. Mandy Cohen released the CDC’s  Hospital Sepsis Program Core Elements today. These guidelines offer a detailed roadmap for hospitals to follow to reduce deaths from sepsis in their facilities. We have been working tirelessly for 10 years in honor of Rory, to […]

August 24, 2023» Read more
Rory Staunton

On April 01, 2012, our lives changed forever. The door of the waiting room opened at the New York hospital where we had taken our son three evenings before. The doctor who had been at Rory’s bedside for those three long days and nights told us that he was sorry, but Rory was dead. There […]

August 19, 2023» Read more
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
Northwell Magazine Sepsis

_ 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