HIT Think: Achieving optimal sepsis sensitivity and specificity with EMR surveillance
Note: This is an excerpt from an article originally published in Health Data Management.
Sepsis accounts for half of hospital deaths, according to research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. It’s the leading cause of readmissions, and more than $20 billion is spent on it annually.
EMR Sepsis Surveillance – Achieving Optimal Sepsis Sensitivity & Specificity
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