Thoughts of Rory as School Begins

And now for some really good news on Sepsis! New data compiled by the New York State Department of Health has shown that Rory’s Regulations, named for our son, saved over 16,000 lives in New York State between 2015 and 2019. The Regulations require every hospital in the state to implement protocols for the rapid […]

April 14, 2022» Read more

“Prior to my experience, I had never heard of sepsis. I was very confused and very angry. I was angry because I shared my concerns, but no one listened — and it nearly cost me my life.” -April Chavez, Maternal Sepsis Surviver, Patient Advocate, END SEPSIS Board Member Our brave and eloquent board member, April […]

April 3, 2022» Read more

Today marks 10 years since our lives changed forever. Our bright, passionate, beautiful son Rory lost his battle with sepsis–a fight he should never have had to wage, a fight he fought mostly alone because the medical professionals who attended him dismissed our concerns. Rory lives within us every moment of every day. We experience […]

March 31, 2022» Read more

Sepsis, and developing public health policies that could save millions of lives, is a tragically low priority for most healthcare policymakers. For those of us who have dedicated our lives to ending preventable deaths from sepsis, who know that solutions to this crisis exist yet are not being implement, this is heartbreaking and beyond frustrating. […]

March 29, 2022» Read more

We have made it our mission to end preventable deaths from sepsis–including for new and expectant mothers. Maternal sepsis is the second leading cause of maternal death in the United States. Those who survive are often left with severe physical, emotional and psychological trauma. Through collaborations with government agencies, professional healthcare associations, hospital systems and […]

March 18, 2022» Read more