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New York State Sepsis Initiative Reduces Pediatric Death Risk by 40%

Researchers have found that completion of a sepsis protocol within one hour decreases the odds of death by 40%. However, the finding holds only if the entire protocol is completed in an hour.

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Declines in Hospital-Acquired Conditions Save Lives and Money

According to new data, hospital-acquired condition reduction efforts resulted in an 8% decrease in events, $2.9 billion in savings and the prevention of about 8,000 deaths.

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MLMIC and HANYS Offer Webinar on Hospitalist’s Role in Coordination of Care

Enrollment is currently open for the next MLMIC-HANYS webinar, “The Hospitalist’s Role in Effective Coordination of Care,” on July 18. This 60-minute complimentary webinar will describe how a well-designed and implemented hospitalist program helps physicians and facilities provide optimum patient care and reduce potential liability risk.

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Revised ACOG Recommendation Adds “Fourth Trimester” to Postpartum Care

Revised ACOG Committee Opinion on postpartum care for mothers includes recommendation of initial assessment within three weeks following delivery (instead of six) and adds a comprehensive evaluation within 12 weeks.

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