Critical Care Specialty – Sepsis
Choose Colorado’s First Hospital Accredited by The Joint Commission for Sepsis Care.
Sepsis is the body’s extreme response to an infection, and can rapidly progress and cause tissue damage, organ failure, and death. Very few people know what Sepsis, but about 250,000 people die each year from Sepsis in the United States each year. This means that 1 in 3 patients who die in the hospital have sepsis.
Our critical care staff of doctors, nurses, and pharmacists are very experienced in the treatment of Sepsis and as part of our ongoing commitment to quality, receive ongoing training and undergo quality checks to ensure that they follow the strict guidelines we have in place for sepsis care.
North Suburban has reduced the percentage of patients who died from severe sepsis and septic shock to 11.41% in 2017. This means that since 2014 approximately, 166 community members who were critically ill with Sepsis are alive today.