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Hundreds of lives saved through new tech to spot sepsis

The NHS has saved hundreds of people from sepsis thanks to better use of digital technology in hospitals.

In a major nationwide push to tackle the condition, including a one hour identification and treatment ambition, new “alert and action” technology is being introduced which uses algorithms to read patients’ vital signs and alert medics to worsening conditions that are a warning sign of sepsis. More....