Case Studies: Reinvigorated Clinical Leadership and Interdepartmental Collaboration Boost Sepsis Response Performance
Before partnering with Envision Physician Services, 10 facilities within a 14-hospital region performed unsatisfactorily in numerous sepsis-related performance indicators, including sepsis POA bundle completion, 3-hour bundle compliance, and first hour to antibiotics. The health system requested that Envision Physician Services help align procedures across departments and improve utilization of on-hand sepsis order sets and antibiotics to enhance sepsis response.
13.8% increase in 3-hour sepsis bundle compliance, from 57.4% to 70.2%, meeting regional goals
35% increase in first hour to antibiotics (ABX), from 25% to 60%
10% 2018 year-end sepsis mortality rate