Innovation Spotlight – Mercy Medical Center enhances sepsis care
According to the CDC, at least 1.7 million adults in the U.S. develop sepsis each year, and nearly 270,000 die as a result. In 2014, Mercy Medical Center of Catholic Health Services of Long Island formed a sepsis committee to evaluate their current sepsis care practices and identify enhancements. From their findings, the committee developed a comprehensive Mercy Sepsis Program.
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This story is just one of the many initiatives profiled on HANYS' Member Innovation Spotlight website that demonstrate how New York healthcare providers are improving population health, enhancing the quality of patient care and reducing the cost of healthcare despite fiscal constraints.