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Ethel Zimmerman Wiener Professor of Public Policy, HKS; Henry and Allison McCance Professor of Business Administration, HBS


epsis is a common cause of mortality and morbidity affecting over 1.5 million individuals annually in the United States alone. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services requires hospitals to report compliance with a sepsis treatment bundle as part of its Inpatient Quality Reporting Program. The Specific aim of our study was to improve the CMS sepsis bundle compliance by 20% or more in a single tertiary care center using an Epic EMR based automated intervention for timely initiation and documentation of sepsis bundle.


Sameed, Muhammad, Jennie Zhang, Amanda Wright, Michele Cave, Anson Babu, Amitabh Chandra, Naresh Bassi, and Thaddeus Pula. "Improving Compliance to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Cms) Sepsis Bundle Using Epic Emr Informatics." Chest 156.4 (October 2019): A1693.