NQF Endorses IPRO-Supported Sepsis Measure

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The Washington DC-based National Quality Forum has officially endorsed a sepsis mortality measure developed by IPRO and the New York State Department of Health. The risk adjusted measure is used to calculate hospital mortality rates for adult patients with a diagnosis of severe sepsis or septic shock. The endorsement follows a landmark, IPRO-supported hospital performance data release and scholarly article published in The New England Journal of Medicine

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