Sepsis Team at Franciscan St. Anthony Health Wins Award
Indiana Hospital Association (IHA) announced the Sepsis Team at Franciscan St. Anthony Health – Michigan City has received the first annual Patient Safety Innovation Award given by the Indiana Patient Safety Center. Team members were presented with the award on June 7th at IHA’s Indiana Patient Safety Summit. Franciscan St. Anthony Health’s Sepsis Team received the Patient Safety Innovation Award for developing innovative strategies to decrease harm in sepsis. Through the Emergency Department Sepsis Alert initiative, the team helped pioneer Code Sepsis at the hospital, increasing Franciscan St. Anthony Health’s early identification of sepsis patients by 96%.
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