Journal Article
Commentary

State sepsis mandates—a new era for regulation of hospital quality.

Hershey TB, Kahn JM. The New England journal of medicine. 2017;376:2311-2313.

Delays in diagnosis and treatment of sepsis can have serious consequences. This commentary discusses successful programs, built on policy mandates, that aim to ensure effective standardized approaches are in place at health care facilities to prevent harm associated with sepsis.