My brother Rory Died from Sepsis -A Memory on his Anniversary
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Congress Allocates $3 million to CDC to Address Sepsis in FY24 Budget The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) received $3 million in funding for sepsis in the FY24 Congressional Budget, the largest amount ever allocated directly to combatting sepsis. The funds will be used to improve patient outcomes through the integration of key […]

March 26, 2024» Read more

I dreamt about Rory the other night. I hardly ever dream of him, so it’s hard to wake up when I do. My heart just wants to hold onto the dream. In the dream, I couldn’t see his face, but he was there, I could feel his strong loving presence. He was with me and […]

February 14, 2024» Read more

In an opinion piece today in the Boston Globe, Ann MacDonald writes that the Rhode Island sepsis regulations, passed in June 2023 and going into effect this month, will save lives. MacDonald, whose mother died in a Providence hospital, shares her own experience and examines the Rhode Island protocols put into place after the relentless […]

February 8, 2024» Read more
Sepsis Core Elements Webinars Available

The CDC’s recent release of their Hospital Sepsis Program Core Elements is a game-changer for healthcare facilities. This comprehensive framework provides a clear roadmap for implementing, monitoring, and optimizing hospital sepsis programs, ultimately improving patient outcomes and saving lives. In collaboration with the American Medical Association, the CDC hosted a 5-part webinar series packed with […]

January 23, 2024» Read more
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  As the familiar chill of winter settles in, so does the annual flu season. Influenza, or the flu, is a viral infection that attacks the nose, the lungs and the throat. While most cases of flu can be treated at home, flu can sometimes lead to life-threatening complications. One of the flu’s  most serious […]

December 31, 2023» Read more