Improving Sepsis Performance with People, Processes, and Technology

Improving Sepsis Performance with People, Processes, and Technology

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Recorded On: 09/29/2022

Session Description:

Hospitals continue striving to demonstrate measurable improvements in sepsis care to better patient outcomes and to avoid the excessive length of stay and associated costs that are too common in sepsis cases. In this sponsored session, learners will explore key considerations for improving sepsis performance and investments, including how changes in people, processes, and technology can drive improved sepsis outcomes. The presenter will also discuss how one Wolters Kluwer POC Advisor customer was able to take this approach to improve SEP-1 bundle compliance and decrease excessive costs by reducing care variation.

This session was originally recorded in September 2022 as part of Sepsis Alliance Summit.

No CE credits are offered for this sponsored session. Content was determined by the sponsor.

Session Sponsor:

Sepsis Alliance gratefully acknowledges the support provided by Wolters Kluwer for this sponsored session.


Itay Klaz, MD, MHCI

Medical Director

Wolters Kluwer

Itay Klaz, MD, MHCI, is responsible for directing clinical efforts toward the development, implementation and support of Wolters Kluwer suite of surveillance software solutions, primarily focusing on Sepsis Monitor. Dr. Klaz is a clinical informatician, dermatologist, and a former military surgeon. He has specialized in the convergence of enterprise-level Electronic Health Records, EHR interoperability, health care data science, clinical governance, patient outreach, risk, value-based care models, and provider engagement. 

Dr. Klaz earned his doctor of medicine and bachelor of science degrees from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, his master of health care informatics from the University of San Diego and is a certified AMIA health informatics diplomat. He has served in various leadership positions as CMIO, SVP of Clinical Informatics, and Medical Director of HIT.   

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