October 04, 2017
Today, the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) released findings from its analysis of sepsis hospitalizations. According to PHC4’s research brief, Sepsis Hospitalizations in Pennsylvania, patients hospitalized with sepsis saw a 28 percent decrease in the average length of stay during 2016 compared to 2008.
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.
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