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Sepsis Performance Going Public: What You Need to Know

With the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services publicly reporting hospital sepsis scores starting in July 2018, there’s a new sense of urgency for hospitals to address increasing cases of sepsis. Find out what your hospital can do to prepare for this new development in sepsis reporting, and learn what steps you can take to improve your own sepsis management.

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Halifax Health: Interoperability & Active Screening Keys to Optimizing Sepsis Strategy

For many hospitals, the decision to re-assess the tools they use for their sepsis strategy is made only after every other avenue with their EHR has been exhausted. Many will seek out third-party sepsis solutions that integrate with their existing EHR, and perhaps even other clinical systems like pharmacy and labs, to gain faster access […]

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Evaluating the Impact of a Computerized Surveillance Algorithm and Decision Support System on Sepsis Mortality

Sepsis is a leading cause of death in the United States. Annually, there are 750 000 deaths from severe sepsis in the United States. A significant financial burden is associated with treating septic patients; the estimated treatment cost is around $20 billion annually in the United States, making sepsis the costliest medical condition to treat […]

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The Importance of Matching the CDS Delivery Mechanism to Clinician Workflow

Successful CDS delivery requires targeting the most appropriate clinical workflow. This varies based on the clinical staff, care setting and underlying technology infrastructure. This webinar will educate attendees on how to maximize the impact of CDS by matching it to the proper workflow.

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Best Practices: The Impact of Mobile Point-of-Care Decision Support on Sepsis Treatment and Outcomes at Huntsville Hospital

This White Paper discusses findings from an IDC Health Insights case study conducted on behalf of Wolters Kluwer Health (WKH) to assess the impact of its POC Advisor clinical decision support product on sepsis identification and treatment at Huntsville Hospital. The POC Advisor product has been in use at Huntsville Hospital on two floors since […]

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A Sepsis Solution: Reducing Mortality By 50% Using Advanced Decision Support

In this webinar, learn how Huntsville Hospital, a 941-bed facility in Alabama, combined change management protocols with point-of-care alerting from POC Advisor to reduce sepsis mortality by 53% and sepsis-related 30-day readmissions by 30%.

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Mosaic Life Care Taps Wolters Kluwer POC Advisor™ to Reduce Sepsis Severity and Deaths, Enhance Quality Strategies

Wolters Kluwer Health today announced that Mosaic Life Care will leverage the real-time clinical surveillance and analytics of POC Advisor™ to improve sepsis outcomes as part of a larger quality improvement initiative. The clinical intelligence platform is considered a crucial patient safety solution for the nationally-recognized hospital and plays an integral role in advancing its […]

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How Early Sepsis Detection Can Save Lives: A Call for Help During National Health IT Week

Sepsis is a unique condition in that its cure is already established. What’s needed is a better way to detect it before it’s too late. See how POC Advisor is contributing to the solution. Read more at Healthcare Informatics.

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Integrated Decision Support Platform Tackles Sepsis

Wolters Kluwer, Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, will integrate its POC Advisor real-time clinical surveillance and analytics platform with the Natural Language Processing (NLP) solution from Hiteks Solutions Inc, New York, for inclusion of structured and unstructured documentation to make them immediately actionable. The collaboration will make possible real-time analysis of physician notes about […]

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Halifax Health Engaged in Stealth War on Sepsis

A single question drives some of the decision-making in the emergency room at Halifax Health Medical Center: Does this patient have an infection? In medicine, few things are as elusive as sepsis, a potentially life-threatening condition triggered when the body responds to an infection. If it’s caught early, it can be contained and treated. But […]

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