World Sepsis Day offers time to reflect on progress

September 13th, 2022

Today is World Sepsis Day. The Global Sepsis Alliance behind the initiative says it is a day to focus on increasing awareness of the number one preventable cause of death worldwide. At Michigan Medicine, today is also a day to acknowledge and applaud important work being done to increase awareness, early recognition and fast intervention to spot and stop sepsis quickly. Click through to learn more!

Read more

Sepsis Awareness Month highlights year-round priority

September 7th, 2021

September is Sepsis Awareness Month. Reminders across Michigan Medicine this month will emphasize the importance of spotting the signs of sepsis — a time-sensitive medical emergency that can lead to tissue damage, organ failure and death — and acting quickly to save lives. Click through to learn more!

Read more

Spot sepsis, stop sepsis: Early detection and fast action save lives

March 24th, 2021

Improving outcomes for patients with sepsis is a priority at Michigan Medicine, and a great deal of work is being done to provide care teams with the information and tools they need to spot sepsis early in order to prevent severe illness, irreversible organ damage and death. Click through to learn how you can be vigilant in keeping patients as safe as possible.

Read more