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Sepsis Awareness Month – Faces of Sepsis

September is Sepsis Awareness Month.  We have been highlighting information about sepsis and Sepsis Alliance in our weekly blogs. Today we would like to share some of the Faces of Sepsis.  Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to […]

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Faces of Sepsis

Danielle Christiansen – Tribute My husband and I took our 6-year-old daughter to the ER because she seemed lethargic and her coloring was off. With virtually no symptoms and perfect vitals, we were told that dehydration was a common side […]

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You Can Help Save a Life by Learning the Signs of Sepsis

World Sepsis Day is held on September 13th of every year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against sepsis. Sepsis accounts for at least 8 million deaths worldwide annually. Yet, depending on country and […]

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Sepsis Awareness Month – Sepsis Alliance Gala, September 14, 2017

Sepsis Alliance is hosting its 6th annual Sepsis Heroes, the organization’s annual fundraising gala, on September 14, 2017 in New York City. The event, timed to coincide with Sepsis Awareness Month, will honor the 2017 Sepsis Heroes who have made a significant contribution to […]

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September is Sepsis Awareness Month

September is Sepsis Awareness Month.  Every 2 minutes someone dies from sepsis in the U.S. – that’s more than from prostate cancer, breast cancer and AIDS combined. This Sepsis Awareness Month, MCN is pleased to partner with Sepsis Alliance in […]

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The New War on Sepsis

Image:  Nagel checks up on Scott Steffens. (Heidi de Marco/KHN) By Anna Gorman Photos by Heidi de Marco Kaiser Health News Dawn Nagel, a nurse at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif., knew she was going to have a busy day, with more than […]

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Recent OIG Settlement Underscores Need for Strong EMTALA Policies

On June 23, 2017, AnMed Health (AnMed), in Anderson, South Carolina, entered into a $1,295,000 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that, in 36 incidents investigated by OIG, AnMed violated the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act […]

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Solar Eclipse Safety

On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe inspiring sights – a total solar eclipse. This path, […]

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CMS Regulations and Legionella

MCN Healthcare has received many questions about Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations and legionella. Facilities must develop and adhere to policies and procedures that inhibit microbial growth in building water systems that reduce the risk of growth […]

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HHS Releases Improved Web Tool to Highlight Recent Breaches of Health Information

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has launched a revised web tool that better identifies recent breaches of health information and assists users in understanding how all breaches of health information are […]

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