Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Building a Learning Healthcare System to Understand and Improve Sepsis Outcomes in the VA TeleICU Network|
James M Blum
||Iowa City, IA
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||Health Services R&D
|| July 2020 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Background: Sepsis, the body's overwhelming systemic response to infection, strikes more than 1 million patients annually in the United States and is known to impact over 48,000 Veterans every year. Over the past decade, sepsis survival has continued to improve through a better understanding of effective therapies, early intervention, and prophylaxis. This has been seen in the private sector and VA with inpatient mortality dropping from 15% in 2008 to 10% in 2012. However, despite this improveme...
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