Sepsis
In 2016, over 3,000 Hoosiers died from sepsis.
Sepsis claims more lives than prostate cancer, breast cancer and AIDS combined—yet only 55  percent of the population knows what sepsis is. With a mortality rate between 20 and 50 percent, severe sepsis and septic shock are threatening the safety of patients in Indiana and across the country.

Beginning in 2016, and updated for 2017,  IHA identified sepsis as the highest statewide priority and launched an awareness campaign. As part of the campaign, IHA:

»  Read the full case study of our efforts from our September 2016 See It. Stop It. Survive It. Sepsis Awareness Month Campaign.

To learn more about sepsis, visit the CDC sepsis website, where you'll find fact sheets, clinical guidelines and tools, data reports, medical bibliographies and much more.