Sepsis is the most expensive inpatient cost in American hospitals, accounting for $27 billion in healthcare spending in 2014. It is the most costly condition billed to Medicare. As people age, their immune systems can’t fight off infections as easily, making them at greater risk for developing sepsis. More than 250,000 Americans die each year as the result of sepsis. That’s one sepsis death every two minutes – more than from prostate cancer, breast cancer, and AIDS combined. Download our Q&A sheet to learn more.