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Sponsor Innovation Webinar
November 19, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
This webinar is an information session for the Sepsis Coordinator Network sponsors to present their solutions to improving sepsis care. Tune in to learn more from each of our sponsors.
Accelerate Diagnostics will discuss the role that fast diagnostics for bloodstream infections plays in expediting treatment of patients. Earlier results allow physicians and pharmacists to de-escalate or escalate empiric antibiotic therapy, thus reducing risks associated with them such as antimicrobial resistance, adverse side effects and Clostridium difficile. The progression from sepsis to septic shock will be reviewed and why it important that to diagnose and treat it as soon as possible. The presentation will also include product information on the Accelerate PhenoTM Blood Culture Kit and how it can standardize the laboratory’s approach to handling blood cultures.
Also in this session La Jolla Pharmaceuticals will discuss the role of GIAPREZA in treating patients with septic or other distributive shock. Septic Shock will be reviewed and why it is so important that we diagnosis and treat it as soon as possible. The presentation will also include product information, the ATHOS-3 trial results and how to dose it.
Edwards Lifesciences will present about their patient-focused medical innovations for critical care monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, they collaborate with the world’s leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives.