Value Institute

Christiana Care wins National Library of Medicine grant to develop sepsis alert system

Sepsis, a life-threatening organ dysfunction, causes nearly half of all U.S. hospital deaths, accruing $20 billion in treatment costs each year. Now, a team from the Value Institute at Christiana Care Health System is determined to change that landscape. It is pioneering an innovative approach to detect and treat sepsis, which infects about 1 million people annually, killing a quarter of them. Read more

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