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Increase public awareness of the signs

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Sepsis In The News

Aired February 1, 2017 on News 10 ABC and WXXA-FOX23: "Silent Killer". News anchor Lydia Kulbida interviews local sepsis survivor to raise sepsis awareness.

Aired on 10/1/16 on WGY radio “A Deadly Ignorance/ Upstate Issues”

August 24, 2016:  CDC releases a report about sepsis, emphasizing the importance of prevention and early recognition. Sepsis is caused by the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection, which can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death. Sepsis is a medical emergency.
Vital Signs website

August 23, 2016: PBS News Hour- "What Parents and the Public Need to Know About Sepsis"

Listen to Infectious Diseases expert and AQIN consultant Dr. Alan Sanders and host Dr. Alan Chartock on NPR affiliate WAMC radio program “Medical Monday” discuss sepsis and answer callers questions

WNYT Channel 13 Albany Benita Zahn Interview: Campaign Underway To Raise Sepsis Awareness – April 12, 2016

News Anchor Benita Zahn interview with AQIN Sepsis Consultant DR. Alan Sanders on community based sepsis awareness and AQIN Community Based Sepsis Special Innovation Project

Modern Healthcare: The 20 most expensive medical conditions treated in hospitals

Sepsis Alliance Press Release – June 2016

Sepsis Campaign Seeks to Raise Awareness of Warning Signs, Treatment Protocols
Article by Clare B. Bradley, MD, MPH

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Sara Butterfield, RN, BSN, CPHQ, CCM
Senior Director
IPRO
Health Care Quality Improvement Program
20 Corporate Woods Boulevard
Albany, NY 12211-2370
Phone: (518) 426-3300 Ext.104
Direct Dial: (518) 320-3504
Fax: (518) 426-3418
Sara.Butterfield@area-I.hcqis.org

Eve Bankert MT (ASCP)
Quality Improvement Specialist
IPRO
20 Corporate Woods Boulevard
Albany, NY 12211
Phone: (518) 320-3552
Fax: (518) 426-3418
Eve.Bankert@area-I.hcqis.org

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Sarah Stein Banyai, MPH
Quality Specialist
The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence (CCME)
12040 Regency Parkway, Suite 100 
Cary, NC 27518
Phone NC: (919) 461-5538
Phone SC: (803) 212-7521
Fax: (516)233-3358

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