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Two health systems standardize sepsis care to reduce mortality, costs
Modern Healthcare

Leaders at Ascension noticed that nearly 10% of patients in their hospitals who were diagnosed with sepsis died, five times the average mortality for all inpatients.

They decided to prioritize the goal of improving sepsis outcomes at all their hospitals during fiscal year 2019. That’s no easy task in a company with 151 hospitals in 21 states and the District of Columbia.