Video: 5 Keys to Reducing Sepsis, featuring Dr. Ken Rothfield from the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety

In the video embedded above, Dr. Ken Rothfield emphasizes the need for early detection and treatment of sepsis and discusses 5 keys to reducing sepsis. Dr. Rothfield is Chief Medical Officer at Medical City Dallas, which is operated by the Hospital Corporation of America. This video also discusses technologies that may be helpful in detecting and treating sepsis.

Dr. Rothfield is not only a doctor, but he developed sepsis following hernia surgery, giving him the unique perspective of knowing sepsis from the point of view of a doctor as well as a patient.

In the video, Dr. Rothfield discusses 5 keys to reducing sepsis mortality:

  • Be Committed to Early Detection and Treatment of Sepsis

  • Monitor for Sepsis

  • Treat Sepsis Early

  • Work Collaboratively

  • Be Open to Using New Technology

This video has been produced by the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS), which is a national advocacy force for addressing patient health and safety priorities that are shared by patients, physicians, regulators, and industry as well as a member of the Global Sepsis Alliance.
Dr. Ken Rothfield is a member of the board of advisors for PPAHS.

Marvin Zick