Improving sepsis management to deliver better results

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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



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





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