In 2021, HMS launched a Sepsis initiative among 12 volunteer pilot hospitals. In 2022, the Sepsis initiative was launched among the remaining HMS hospitals. The Sepsis initiative assesses the care of patients diagnosed with Sepsis with the ultimate goal of improving care for patients with Sepsis. The Sepsis initiative focuses on the care of patients during the entire continuum of care including on admission/early diagnosis, inpatient hospitalization, discharge, and 90 days post-hospitalization.
Sepsis is a syndromic response to infection and is frequently a final common pathway to death from many infectious diseases worldwide. Therefore, in addition to our generous support from our sponsor, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) and Blue Care Network (BCN), HMS has partnered with the following national organizations to drive this initiative: