SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Simulation Corporation (MSC), in partnership with Cape Regional Medical Center (CRMC) in New Jersey and the University of Pennsylvania Health System, presented results from an innovative sepsis performance improvement program today at the Society for Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) 43rd Critical Care Congress in San Francisco, California.
"We partnered with Medical Simulation Corporation on a sepsis performance improvement program to enable our cross functional teams to achieve significant improvements in mortality, morbidity, and acuity reduction, and increased early recognition of sepsis," says Dr. Arthur Childs, President of Medical Staff and Director of Critical Care, Cape Regional Medical Center, Cape May Court House, New Jersey. "These results have been sustained for greater than two years and continue to be maintained."
Cape Regional Medical Center's sepsis performance improvement results presented today at SCCM include:
- 200% Improvement in Compliance to the SSC Sepsis Guidelines
- 31% Cost Reduction
- 15% Mortality Reduction (from 10.5% to 8.9%)
- 37% Improvement in Health Care Provider Knowledge of Sepsis Evidence-Based Practice
MSC, a health care performance improvement company, accelerates and standardizes evidence-based practice adoption across the care continuum twice as fast and at half the cost of traditional approaches. MSC is excited to now extend the innovative Sepsis Advanced Quality Program used by CRMC to hospitals and health care systems across the U.S.
"Hospitals and health systems must more quickly adapt to changing public and private health care incentives and penalties to remain competitive in the new value-based U.S. health market," says Bill Younkes, MSC President. "MSC is thrilled to partner with Cape Regional Medical Center, and other leading U.S. hospitals and systems to create high-reliability health care teams that drive improved patient outcomes, reduced mortality and reduced cost."
For more information about MSC's Health Care Performance Improvement Programs, including the Sepsis Advanced Quality Program, visit www.medsimulation.com.
About Medical Simulation Corporation
Medical Simulation Corporation (MSC) is a global health care leader in accelerating patient access to new medical therapies, achieving the best patient outcomes, reducing patient mortality and reducing the cost of health care delivery. MSC accelerates and standardizes evidence-based practice across the care continuum twice as fast and at half the cost of traditional approaches to practice adoption. MSC's Simulation Solutions have earned the exclusive endorsement of the American Hospital Association. For more information, please visit www.medsimulation.com or call 888/889-5882.
SOURCE Medical Simulation Corporation