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Severe Sepsis Outcomes: How Are We Doing?*

Higgins, Thomas L. MD, MBA, MCCM

doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000000443

Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA

* See also p. 1969.

Dr. Higgins consulted for Cerner Corporation (past consultation for Cerner [mortality probability model (MPM) and Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE)]), lectured for Cerner Corporation (speaker at the Cerner Critical Care Forum at Society of Critical Care Medicine [SCCM] January 2014 and in prior years), has stock options with Cerner Corporation (owns 2300 shares of CERN), and is the lead author on the MPM article and has worked with the developers of APACHE and Simplified Acute Physiology Score, all of which are (necessarily) listed in the editorial. He has previously coauthored articles with Lemeshow, one of the authors of the article editorialized, and knows Shorr, Levy, and Dellinger through his involvement in SCCM and the critical care world.

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