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Last week we learned that the CDC has proposed changes to the way sepsis cases are coded. The issue is complex but essentially means that third-party payors would be empowered to deny payment for care relating to the early recognition and treatment of sepsis. As a result, hospitals and physicians would be disincentivized from providing […]

November 12, 2019» Read more

We have BIG news. Last week, the Rory Staunton Foundation for Sepsis Prevention was awarded a major federal government contract, administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s BARDA DRIVe program. The contract will partially fund a groundbreaking initiative to combat maternal sepsis, a leading cause of maternal death in the United States. […]

October 17, 2019» Read more

During International Infectious Disease Week, the Rory Staunton Foundations’ Medical Advisor, Dr. Martin Doerfler, Discusses Whoopi Goldberg’s Sepsis Survival and the Importance of Vaccinations. Earlier this year, Whoopi Goldberg was hospitalized with an episode of Sepsis and Septic Shock caused by Pneumonia that brought her “close to leaving the earth”, in her words. Many people […]

October 15, 2019» Read more

Wash Your Hands – It’s Easy and It Saves Lives As International Infectious Disease Week is upon us it is critically important to remember that most infections can be prevented by simply washing your hands. You can protect yourself, your family and everyone around you by using soap and water. When? When you have a […]

October 14, 2019» Read more

Jay and Sue Stull are true inspirations to us here at the Foundation. After Sue’s battle with sepsis left her a quadruple amputee, they began a quest to raise awareness of sepsis and ensure others were spared their fate. We are proud to present their story. Jay and Sue were “Living the Dream” in Choctaw, […]

October 3, 2019» Read more