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Sepsis Training Modules for EMS Providers

Sepsis Training Modules for EMS Providers

  Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming response to an infection and is a medical emergency.  For every hour that sepsis goes untreated, the risk of death increases by 8%. According to the Sepsis Alliance, as many as 87% of sepsis cases originate in the community with EMS...

Rooks County Health Center Receives 2018 Sepsis Hero Award

Rooks County Health Center Receives 2018 Sepsis Hero Award

Rooks County Health Center (RCH) in Plainville, Kansas will be accepting a 2018 Sepsis Hero award given out by the Sepsis Alliance, September 13, 2018, in New York City. Rooks County Health Center was nominated for the facility’s great work in improving sepsis...

Sepsis Alliance Launches ‘It’s About TIME’

Sepsis Alliance Launches ‘It’s About TIME’

Earlier today, the Sepsis Alliance, the nation's leading sepsis patient advocacy non-profit organization, today announced the launch of It's About TIME, a national initiative to create broader awareness of sepsis and the need for urgency in seeking treatment when...

Sepsis: An Under-Recognized Mass Killer

Sepsis: An Under-Recognized Mass Killer

Sepsis is a life-threatening complication of an infectious process that without rapid diagnosis and treatment can quickly progress to tissue damage, organ failure and death. 258,000 Americans die each year from sepsis. Alarmingly, mortality increases 8 percent with...

Sepsis Alliance Launches Network to Improve Treatment for Sepsis

Sepsis Alliance Launches Network to Improve Treatment for Sepsis

  In the United States, sepsis affects more than 1.7 million people and takes 270,000 lives each year. Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming response to infection, which can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, amputations and death. Sepsis Alliance, the nation’s leading...

Get Back to Basics to Prevent Infections and Sepsis

Get Back to Basics to Prevent Infections and Sepsis

Orlaith Staunton, co-founder of the Rory Staunton Foundation for Sepsis Prevention, and her daughter looked at each other in disbelief. They felt they were watching history repeat itself as a basketball coach bandaged a cut for one of his players, but without taking...

15th Annual Nebraska Healthcare Quality Forum – Register Today!

15th Annual Nebraska Healthcare Quality Forum – Register Today!

Great Plains Quality Innovation Network - Nebraska invites you to attend the 15th annual Nebraska Healthcare Quality Forum. [symple_button url="https://greatplainsqin.org/neqfregistration/" color="blue" size="default" border_radius="3px" target="self" rel=""...

The Link Between Influenza and Sepsis

The Link Between Influenza and Sepsis

This year's influenza season has hit hard across the globe. Most people who get the flu fully recover, however, the flu can lead to major health complications, including sepsis. Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming response to infection, which can lead to tissue damage,...

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