Evaluating a digital sepsis alert in a London multisite hospital network: a natural experiment using electronic health record data

@article{Honeyford2020EvaluatingAD,
  title={Evaluating a digital sepsis alert in a London multisite hospital network: a natural experiment using electronic health record data},
  author={K. Honeyford and G. Cooke and A. Kinderlerer and E. Williamson and M. Gilchrist and A. Holmes and The Sepsis Big Room and B. Glampson and A. Mulla and C. Costelloe},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA},
  year={2020},
  volume={27},
  pages={274 - 283}
}
Abstract Objective The study sought to determine the impact of a digital sepsis alert on patient outcomes in a UK multisite hospital network. Materials and Methods A natural experiment utilizing the phased introduction (without randomization) of a digital sepsis alert into a multisite hospital network. Sepsis alerts were either visible to clinicians (patients in the intervention group) or running silently and not visible (the control group). Inverse probability of treatment-weighted… Expand
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