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Please review the enhanced tools available in Epic@UNC to help staff and providers identify and respond to Sepsis as quickly as possible.
Located in Employee News Online / 2017 / Feb. 9
Code Sepsis team recognizes Sepsis Stars
The Code Sepsis team is grateful to the latest Sepsis Stars, who were instrumental in delivering the sepsis bundle to patients in their care. Please see which of your colleagues are Sepsis Stars.
Located in Employee News Online / 2017 / Jan. 12
Stop Sepsis Webinar for UNC Health Care system multidisciplinary clinical teams
This webinar is for UNC Health Care multidisciplinary clinical teams from large and small hospitals that care for sepsis patients in all areas and is not specific to any EMR. The agenda will include current evidenced-based guidelines for sepsis recognition and treatment, including special patient populations and an update on CMS Sepsis Core Measure. In addition to non-clinicians, UNC Hospitals physician specialists from Pediatric Critical Care, Cardiac Critical Care, Surgical Critical Care, Medical Critical Care, and Emergency Medicine will also be participating.
Located in Employee News Online / 2016 / Oct. 27
Battling Sepsis with Big Data
Fighting sepsis is one of the most common and challenging problems facing hospitals. Members of the UNC Health Care ISD team have been working hard to ensure that Epic@UNC is equipped with the best tools possible to help providers identify and treat this deadly infection.
Located in Employee News Online / 2017 / May 18
‘Code Sepsis’ implemented at Children’s Hospital
Due to the prevalence, seriousness, and treatability of sepsis, teams from the N.C. Children’s Hospital, UNC Hospitals Emergency Department, and UNC Hospitals adult ICUs have been working together for several months on sepsis detection systems and response protocols aimed at promptly recognizing and treating sepsis and reducing mortality.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / June 4
Code Sepsis webinar
UNC Children's is participating in a sepsis collaborative with the Children’s Hospital Association. All are welcome to join a webinar featuring Dr. Tina Schade Willis, pediatric critical care physician and Associate CMO for Quality, as she highlights the role of the Children’s Hospital as the initial implementation area of Code Sepsis at UNC Hospitals and UNC Health Care. Get a real-time look into this multi-hospital sepsis improvement project. Read more for registration information.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / June 4
Effective July 14: Code Sepsis live in Emergency Department; Best Practice Advisory (BPA) alerts in Epic@UNC
As of June 2, Code Sepsis launched in the Children’s Hospital. It expanded to the Pediatric and Adult Emergency Departments (ED) at UNC Hospitals on Tuesday, July 14. Only ED patients will be affected, and training has been provided to ED staff. However, providers outside the ED may receive a sepsis Best Practice Advisory (BPA) alert in Epic@UNC while accessing patient charts while that patient is located in the ED.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / July 16
Code Sepsis Reminders and Updates
Sepsis is the most common cause of inpatient mortality at UNC Hospitals. “Code Sepsis” is a sepsis care improvement initiative at UNC Hospitals that focuses on rapid recognition and treatment of patients with signs and symptoms of sepsis – our goal is to quickly identify any patient with the potential to develop sepsis and ultimately save lives.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / Aug. 20
Early successes result from Code Sepsis
Good news from the sepsis care improvement initiative! Even though we are early in the implementation and training at UNC Medical Center, many patients of all ages have benefited from early recognition and treatment of sepsis.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / Sept. 17
MEWS Champions preparing for MEWS Go-Live Oct. 7
Modified Early Warning Score (MEWS) Champions from each unit at UNC Hospitals are preparing for the MEWS Go-Live on Oct. 7!
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / Sept. 24