Jean Cherry, FACHE, Executive Vice President, Med Center Health

Jean Cherry, FACHE, is Executive Vice President at Med Center Health and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Western Kentucky University and a Master of Science Degree in Healthcare Administration from the Medical College of Virginia. Ms. Cherry is a healthcare professional with over 30 years of industry experience. She oversees operations of five hospital facilities, quality resource management, information technology, the corporation’s clinically integrated network, physical therapy and rehabilitation services, facilities management, and facilities development.

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How Med Center Health uses their EHR to recognize and treat sepsis

Quality care for our patients is at the heart of Med Center Health. Part of quality care is following the latest evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of various disease states, especially those with high risk of mortality. According to the CDC, more than 1.7 million people acquire sepsis each year in the U.S. with at least 270,000 deaths as a result. But early identification and intervention can help patients dramatically. As the “Surviving Sepsis Campaign” has grown and evolved under the auspices of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the CDC and CMS have challenged hospitals and providers to treat sepsis as a medical emergency, set treatment goals, and rigorous deadlines.

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Topics: Patient Safety, Sepsis