Breaking News: New Jersey Next for Mandatory Sepsis Protocols!

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Rory Staunton Foundation welcomes New Jersey State Health Commissioner’s announcement on the implementation of mandatory sepsis protocols!

Following a number of meetings with Commissioner Bennett and her staff over the past few years we welcome the Commissioner’s statement “while sepsis protocols have been an increasing focus of New Jersey hospitals, we know early identification and prompt treatment of sepsis is critical to survival. Every minute counts.” Today we thank the Commissioner for her action on changing regulations so that sepsis protocols will become mandatory in New Jersey.

Last December one of our delegations included New Jersey resident and sepsis survivor and National Family Council member Nicole Taylor who told her story of near death from sepsis, Nicole along with her family and others have been working furiously to secure mandatory protocols in the State.

The regulations are open to public comment from now until August 18th.

Read the NJ Spotlight article here