New Podcast Episode Raises Awareness About Sepsis
Posted on December 14, 2017
The latest episode of the MiCare Champion Cast covers sepsis and raises awareness about Michigan hospitals’ efforts to combat this serious condition.
The episode features interviews with Pat Posa, quality excellence leader, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor; Corine Pope, patient safety and quality coordinator, MHA Keystone Center, Okemos; and Rebecca Thomas of Harrison Township, who was hospitalized with sepsis earlier this year.
Sepsis kills hundreds of thousands of Americans every year. The MHA Keystone Center recently aimed to tackle sepsis by offering sepsis simulations to its members. The simulations make huge strides to reduce the number of sepsis-related deaths by focusing on sharing best practices for identification and treatment of sepsis.
The episode can be heard on SoundCloud or iTunes. To listen on a mobile device, subscribe to the MiCare Champion Cast with a podcast app, including Apple podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher and more.
The podcast is part of the statewide #MiCareMatters campaign, launched earlier this year, which aims to build a network of citizens — “MiCare Champions” — who will be called upon to engage in advocacy efforts to protect access to affordable healthcare services in Michigan.
Past episodes have featured interviews with other MHA members and covered topics including the Affordable Care Act, the opioid crisis, auto no-fault insurance reform and more. For more information, visit micarematters.org.
Members with questions or who would like to submit ideas for future podcasts should contact Laura Hall at the MHA. For more information about sepsis simulations and other resources, contact Corine Pope at the MHA.
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