GSA Sepsis Quality Measures Global Survey

Despite a recent resolution by the WHO and increasing worldwide recognition that sepsis poses a major global health threat,

our knowledge of what sepsis surveillance, treatment, quality improvement (QI), and reporting practices look like across the world is surprisingly limited and fragmented.

As a community of stakeholdersfrom policy makers to healthcare providers, we need to know more about how these programs and practices vary between regions, between patient populations, and between healthcare settings. We are conducting a global, publically available survey that we are targeting to various healthcare providers, health administrators, and government health officials across the world. We aim for participation that includes every WHO member nation, from diverse types of healthcare providers, and from diverse patient populations.

In addition to characterizing surveillance, treatment, and quality improvement programs across populations and nations, we aim to identify common barriers to improvement. By describing these realities on a granular level, we ultimately hope to develop publically available sepsis QI resources tailored to diverse global needs, and to help improve the care of all sepsis patients in every nation.

The survey begins by clarifying respondents’ roles to ask only the questions that are relevant to them. The following 15-20 questions should take about 7-9 minutes to complete. All responses are anonymous, and no data will ever be released in a manner that would allow any specific healthcare institution to be singled out.

Taking the Survey

The survey can be accessed at this link: