Host Jason Woods talks with Dr. Adam Rodos about the CMS measure SEP-1 as well as the EQUAL sepsis initiative. The talk focuses on the effect of these measures on patient care and strategies for sepsis care improvement.
Guest: Adam Rodos MD, Asst Prof, Dept of Emergency Medicine and Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine
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