Improving sepsis management to deliver better results

Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center analyzed data to tackle their #1 cause of readmissions: sepsis. The team’s efforts not only took sepsis out of the top ten causes of readmission, but also saved $350,000 annually. Hear Kathy Clark, clinical quality analyst, and Katrina Spencer, quality outcomes analyst, share the steps their organization took to manage sepsis care. In this session, the presenters covered:

  • How to use data to focus improvement efforts
  • How to build an interdisciplinary sepsis team
  • How to build an improved process for identifying sepsis
  • How to use performance data to monitor and improve results

 

Presenters:

Kathy Clark, BSPA RN
Clinical Quality Analyst
Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center

Katrina Spencer, MSN RN
Quality Outcomes Analyst
Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center