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Care Canvas is a thought leadership platform that features multiple perspectives on the ever-changing virtual care landscape from subject matter experts spanning across care areas, specialties and the broader healthcare ecosystem.

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Finding the “Trifecta of Value” in Early Warning Scores
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Finding the “Trifecta of Value” in Early Warning Scores

No hospital wants to see avoidable patient deaths, but unfortunately, sometimes they do occur.1 To reduce the likelihood of an avoidable death and to enhance quality of care, many hospitals employ…
Accurate, Rapid Testing for SARS-CoV-2 Reaches Emergency Department Point of Care
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Accurate, Rapid Testing for SARS-CoV-2 Reaches Emergency Department Point of Care

The specter of a "twindemic" of influenza and COVID-19 has emergency and urgent care treatment centers bracing for a busy respiratory virus season. Clinicians may see an increase in patients…
What blood banks can teach us about fighting sepsis
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What blood banks can teach us about fighting sepsis

Asking and Answering Questions with Patient Data Biomedical research requires large amounts of patient data to study links between risk factors and health outcomes and to gain insights into the…
Innovation isn’t Enough When it Comes to Patient Deterioration
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Innovation isn’t Enough When it Comes to Patient Deterioration

Sepsis continues to kill, in spite of the progress made by sepsis awareness and prevention campaigns. A 2018 data analysis found that the number of patients with hospital-associated sepsis most…
Why Detecting Patient Deterioration is So Challenging
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Why Detecting Patient Deterioration is So Challenging

In 2019, General Electric invested in the development of a new platform to transform how teams of medical professionals deliver patient care. Much of this investment can be credited to…
In Vivo and In Vitro – Why They Matter In The Early Detection Of Sepsis
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In Vivo and In Vitro – Why They Matter In The Early Detection Of Sepsis

Unmet Needs in Sepsis Over the past decade, significant progress has been made in reducing sepsis mortality due to improvements in ICU technology, as well as numerous initiatives such as…
Tackling the Economic Burden of Sepsis on Hospitals
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Tackling the Economic Burden of Sepsis on Hospitals

Sepsis is the most expensive hospital condition to treat and the leading cause of hospital deaths.1 Timely recognition of the signs and symptoms is critical to halting the life-threatening deterioration of…
When Every Hour of Delay in Treatment Matters
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When Every Hour of Delay in Treatment Matters

There are many clinical studies and outcomes published every month, and for me the interesting ones get filed away for future reference. However, once in a while there are studies…

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How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Clinicians Hear the “First Whispers” of Sepsis
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How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Clinicians Hear the “First Whispers” of Sepsis

Enabling clinician clinical thinking with AI and machine learning Numerous studies have found that physicians spend almost as much time on “desktop medicine” as they do with patients1. The growing…
The Vital Role of Sepsis Coordinator in Healthcare
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The Vital Role of Sepsis Coordinator in Healthcare

Defining Sepsis Coordinators Sepsis – a potentially life-threatening condition caused by the body's response to an infection – is a leading cause of mortality and critical illness worldwide. The Sepsis…
The Economics of Sepsis
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The Economics of Sepsis

The Economics of Sepsis The toll of sepsis expands further than human life. There’s a significant economic impact, as well. Here’s what one expert says is the shocking truth about…
The Relationship Between Clinician Burnout and Sepsis
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The Relationship Between Clinician Burnout and Sepsis

Burnout and Healthcare Professionals In today's rapidly changing, high-pressure healthcare system, burnout syndrome is increasingly widespread among both physicians and nurses.1 Characterized by emotional exhaustion, a reduced sense of personal accomplishment,…
Sepsis and COVID-19: Perspectives From a Sepsis Coordinator
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Sepsis and COVID-19: Perspectives From a Sepsis Coordinator

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has brought difficulties and disruptions to all corners of the world. As a sepsis coordinator, I can attest that the scientific and healthcare community in the…