University Hospital, Salt Lake City - Quality Improvement Initiative Targets Sepsis

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A quality improvement (QI) initiative at University Hospital in Salt Lake City, developed to save lives and cut hospital costs by reducing inpatient sepsis mortality. Launched as a pilot program in October 2015, they developed a robust teaching program for nurses and residents using Septris, an online educational game from Stanford University. The team also developed technology that can recognize worsening vital signs in a patient and automatically trigger an alert to a charge nurse or rapid response team.
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