November is C. Diff Awareness Month!

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) recently published findings from a study titled “Delays to Antibiotics in the Emergency Department and Risk of Mortality in Children With Sepsis.” This retrospective cohort study utilized data from the Improving Pediatric Sepsis Outcomes (IPSO) collaborative, which includes 51 US hospitals and 19,515 children aged 29 days […]

June 6, 2024» Read more

Sepsis is a life-threatening condition caused by an infection. The body attacks its organs and tissues, leading to tissue damage, organ failure, and sometimes death. Sepsis that occurs during pregnancy, childbirth, after an abortion, or in the days and weeks following childbirth is called Maternal Sepsis.  In the United States, Maternal sepsis is the second […]

May 16, 2024» Read more
Student with microphone smiling

Join Our Sepsis in Schools Campaign! We are incredibly fortunate to have a community that is ready to join the fight against preventable deaths from sepsis. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce the launch of our Sepsis in Schools Campaign—and we need your help! Protect Our Schools from Sepsis. Are you aware that every year, […]

May 1, 2024» Read more
AHRQ Report

Sepsis, a potentially life-threatening condition triggered by the body’s extreme response to an infection, has been thrust into the spotlight once again with the release of a groundbreaking report by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). This comprehensive study delves into the profound toll sepsis exacts on the healthcare system, the economy, and […]

May 1, 2024» Read more
Federal Spending Bill sign

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