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Endpoint Health: Partnering with Founders Building the Precision Medicine Platform to Save Millions of Lives

July 13, 2020 –   Sepsis and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) are big and silent killers – they are #1 cause of deaths in hospitals and account for over 10M deaths a year.  However, while there have been significant advances in applying precision medicine to treat cancer by looking at mutations and applying personalized therapeutics, treatment for sepsis and ARDS care has been stuck where cancer was in the 1980’s: with guessing games and one size fits all treatments. The fact that most of the COVID-19 deaths are a result of Sepsis and ARDS, has brought collective focus on this woeful state of affairs. Moreover, the bundled payments model of Medicare threatens the viability of many hospitals due to the high costs of ...

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