Article Abstract

From Barcelona to New York: 15 years of transition of sepsis performance improvement

Authors: R. Phillip Dellinger, Shawana Hussain

Abstract

Sepsis is a major health crisis effecting more than 1.5 million Americans each year, with an annual cost over $20 billion (1,2). Sepsis is also the highest condition driving readmissions and a leading contributor to healthcare costs (3).