June 29, 2017
Hospitals in Pennsylvania have been working to adopt best practices to more effectively identify and treat sepsis. Because many sepsis survivors require readmission to the hospital, hospitals also are focusing on the links between sepsis and hospital readmissions.
May 22, 2017
Today in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, released results relating to sepsis and septic shock care. Nearly 50,000 patient records were reviewed for compliance with timely protocol initiation.
May 05, 2017
Today—May 5—is the World Health Organization’s (WHO) annual global reminder to health care workers to clean their hands at all the right times, every time. Many Pennsylvania hospitals are working together, as part of HAP’s Hospital Improvement Innovation Network, to adopt innovative ways to achieve this goal and fight infections, especially those that have developed resistance to antibiotics and antivirals.
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