Riverside Community Hospital 

Located in Riverside, California, Riverside Community Hospital is an over 470-bed community hospital.

Why T2?

 

“We are proud to be the first and only acute care hospital in the Inland Empire to invest in this state-of-the-art technology to diagnose sepsis, a very urgent public health issue,” said Patrick Brilliant, president and chief executive officer of Riverside Community Hospital. “We are hopeful that with this technology in our facility, we will see an important change in our ability to diagnose and treat sepsis patients sooner and with the proper medications, ultimately saving lives.”1

Faster Targeted Therapy: 83% of patients who tested positive received appropriate therapy within 6 hours of the blood draw and 100% in under 9 hours. 0 patients who tested positive had been on antifungals prior to testing

Reduced use of unnecessary antifungals: Therapy was discontinued for 100% of the patients who tested negative2

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1. Press Release, 2017, Riverside Community Hospital
2. Patel F and Young E. Poster Presentation, IDWeek, 2016