Sponsored Session: Our Sepsis Journey: Evaluation of Implementation of Artificial Intelligence in the Emergency Department

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Sponsored by Mednition

In late 2021, Adventist Health completed the systemwide rollout of KATE Sepsis, a machine learning model, across the majority of their sites in California, Oregon, and Hawaii. In this sponsored session, learners will discover the successes and challenges of a systemwide adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) technology for early sepsis identification. Speakers will review preliminary outcomes and lessons learned.

This session was originally recorded in September 2022 as part of Sepsis Alliance Summit.

Target Audience

Nurses, advanced practice providers, physicians, emergency responders, pharmacists, medical technologists, respiratory therapists, physical/occupational therapists, infection prevention specialists, data/quality specialists, and more. 

Sepsis Alliance gratefully acknowledges the support provided for this session by Mednition.

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Angelique Russell, MPH

Customer Success Lead, Mednition

Angelique Russell, MPH, is the Customer Success Lead at Mednition. As a clinical data scientist, Angelique brings unique expertise from both the hospital and vendor side. She has years of healthcare analytics experience and a deep passion for leveraging data and technology to improve clinical outcomes and clinician workflows. Angelique received her Master’s in Public Health from University of California, Berkeley.




Amber Theel, RN, BSN, MBA, NEA-BC, CPHQ

System Vice President of Quality and Safety, Adventist Health


Amber Theel, RN, BSN, MBA, NEA-BC, CPHQ, joined Adventist Health System in June 2018 and is now the system's Patient Safety and Quality Executive. In the past, Ms. Theel served as Director of Quality Outcomes and Metrics for a seven-hospital system and was the Executive Director of Patient Safety at the Washington State Hospital Association.

Ms. Theel is extremely passionate about improving sepsis outcomes. Leveraging technology and executive commitment has helped her organization achieve a system-wide CMS SEP-1 Bundle compliance rate of 80%, with 40% of the hospitals in the system achieving above 85%.

Ms. Theel developed her expertise over two decades, working in varied roles at hospitals ranging from the bedside to the c-suite. While serving as Chief Quality Officer, she oversaw quality, patient safety, regulatory compliance, infection control, risk management, and patient satisfaction. She holds a bachelor's degree in nursing and a Master of Business Administration. She is a certified professional in healthcare quality and holds a Greenbelt in Six Sigma.

No continuing education credits are offered for this session. Content is provided by the sponsor.

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