Make sepsis the

#2 killer in hospitals.

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Make Sepsis the #2 Killer in Hospitals

The only thing worse than sepsis being the leading cause of death in U.S. hospitals—is the fact that it’s preventable.

LUMINARE’s patented, award-winning solution accelerates the speed of sepsis detection to save lives, reduce alert fatigue, and increase revenue through improved clinical documentation.

LUMINARE integrates with your existing sepsis protocol to measure performance against your own success benchmarks inside of our powerful analytics dashboard.

LUMINARE equips your CNO to optimize workflows, manage assignments and identify potential staffing problems. LUMINARE improves nursing compliance for identifying sick patients, offering greater insights through surrogate markers of good nursing behavior.

LUMINARE eliminates alert fatigue through stunning accuracy, and empowers nurses by providing clear, actionable steps to intervene in SBAR format. LUMINARE reduces unnecessary workload and subsequent nurse burnout, validates nurse intuition, and increases peace of mind with our elegantly enhanced SIRS screening checklist.

LUMINARE improves clinical documentation on SEP-1 compliance for 3 and 6 hour bundles, and enables your CDI team to catch documentation opportunities in real time, pass audits with confidence and decrease denial of claims.

Contact us today to make sepsis the #2 killer in your hospital.

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Luminare Proudly Serves

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Nueces County
Fort Bend County
Bell County

Williamson County
CHC (Yoakum)
Heights Houston Hospital

Dallas County
Victoria County
Harris County

Cornerstone
Howard Memorial Hospital
Spring Surgical

"The entire Luminare team is helpful, knowledgeable and professional."

Benjamin Gonzales

Public Health Advisor

Kleberg County

"We were super impressed with [Luminare] from the word go. Without this software, we wouldn’t be able to do the throughput that we are capable of doing."

Joshua Lee

Director of Communications

City of Pearland

"[Luminare] has been instrumental in helping the county keep up with demand."

Dr. Phil Huang

Director of Public Health

Dallas County Health and Human Services

No CFO gets fired for saving lives or making money.

With Luminare, you can do both.

We know hospital CFOs genuinely care about patient outcomes along with the financial health of their hospital. When your hospital improves patient outcomes in a financially sound way, everybody wins.

From a financial perspective, it’s expensive to overlook a patient who develops sepsis. A 400-bed hospital that’s billing and coding for 80-100 patients with sepsis every month is likely missing another 20 undiagnosed patients. With an average reimbursement of $10-15K, your hospital could be losing up to $300,000 per month in reimbursable expenses.

Can your hospital afford to lose $3.6 million a year?

More accurate billing and coding documentation with our CDI program can result in a 10% improvement in CMI. Improving sepsis quality care can also result in a 20% decrease in ICU length of stay, in addition to decreasing other avoidable expenses in patient care from antibiotics to other expensive interventions.

Luminare helps your hospital stay vigilant and act fast. In less than a minute, Luminare processes information in the patient’s medical record combined with the nurse’s assessment in real time and provides clear, actionable steps for hospital staff to intervene.

Get your patients home faster, save valuable time and resources, and ease unnecessary strain on your hospital staff with Luminare.

Contact us for more on how you can make money and save lives at your hospital.

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World-class Sepsis Expertise and Thought Leadership

LUMINARE C.E.O. and co-founder Sarma Velamuri, M.D. is a world-class sepsis expert and thought leader committed to “making sepsis the #2 killer in hospitals.”

Dr. Velamuri is a board-certified Internal Medicine physician. Among his many accomplishments, he was named lead hospitalist at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) on the Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) sepsis committee. & appointed as the 2018 Sepsis Champion for HCA-Houston.

He also served as the Medical Director of a Fortune 500 company and is an active board member at the Texas Medical Center Sepsis Collaborative. Dr. Velamuri presented as the keynote speaker for Stanford University’s Hack from Home healthcare innovation hackathon and has spoken at various other premier events including the FBI’s Biotechnology Security Summit and University of California-Berkley’s Hacks for COVID panel 2020.

LUMINARE brings innovation to hospitals through best-in-class patented medical workflow solutions that increase revenue and save lives. LUMINARE presented its life-saving sepsis detection solution at the HIMSS EPIC Interoperability Showcase in 2021, was awarded “Most Promising Web & IT Company” in the U.S. by the Rice Alliance for Web & IT, and is proud to be a part of the Texas Medical Center’s Innovation Institute.

To book Dr. Velamuri for consulting, speaking engagements, or media appearances, please email booking@luminare.io.

 

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LUMINARE has over 75 press and media mentions in the last two years including coverage on ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, Fox, Forbes, Associated Press, Texas Monthly, Houston Business Journal, Houston Chronicle, Dallas Morning News, and more.

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Solutions

Luminare accelerates the speed of sepsis detection to save lives, reduce alert fatigue, and increase revenue through improved clinical documentation. Luminare requires less time, inputs bedside data directly into the EMR, and provides clear, actionable steps for hospital staff to intervene.
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Luminare Sepsis
Memorial Grant

Our founder, Dr. Sarma Velamuri, M.D., is board certified in internal medicine and worked as a hospitalist at a major academic medical center. He always thought that was the entirety of his career path until one day his friend’s daughter died of septic shock in his ICU. Dr. Velamuri perceived this devastating loss as a personal failure. Soon after, he mortgaged his house and started Luminare.

Luminare has since grown from two people in a garage to 36 team members. We’ve quadrupled our revenue in the last two years, and have over 75 press mentions in major media including Forbes, ABC, NBC, CBS, and more.

To accelerate the process of solving sepsis, Luminare has allocated $1M to the Luminare Sepsis Memorial Grant. The grant is an allocation of funds that removes perceived barriers to entry and de-risks the opportunity for qualified hospitals to pilot Luminare in situations where they either don’t have the immediate liquidity or bandwidth to implement. Qualifying organizations not only have the desire to stop sepsis before it becomes fatal, but they also understand the key to solving sepsis is increasing the speed at which it’s detected.

The grant is not for major hospital systems whose economic viability is obvious, but rather for smaller or acute care facilities—ideally those who already have a staff of sepsis-solving champions in place.

General requirements include meeting screening compliance thresholds, implementation of best practices, data sharing with Luminare, and participation in periodic focus groups, marketing surveys, and testimonials for the duration of the grant. 

Apply for the grant below to see if you qualify for a 3-, 6-, or 12-month deployment of Luminare at zero financial cost to your organization.

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Luminare can detect sepsis 15x faster.

Luminare is accelerating sepsis detection with a revolutionary, award-winning, breakthrough for solving the medical emergency of sepsis. Read how Luminare’s implementation at two CHG Hospitals has resulted in detecting sepsis a staggering 15x faster than the national average.

Award-Winning, Life-Saving, Revenue-Generating Healthcare Workflows
Luminare Award for Interoperability Showcase Company by CDC: HIMSS, NACCHO 2020
Luminare Awarded as UCSF Digital Health Awards Quarterfinalist by Best Hospital Diagnostics Company 2020
Luminare Award for The Listies Award Winner by Covid Phoenix Award 2020
Luminare Awarded as Plug and Play Health Batch 11 by Plug and Play
Luminare Awarded as Most Promising Web & IT Company by Rice Alliance in 2017
Luminare is a TMCX Alumni
Luminare Awarded as Propel@YH Accelerator Alumni 2022 - 2
Luminare Awarded as a TEA-Approved Covid Solution for Quickscreen in 2020 by the Texas Education Agency (TEA)
Less Work Saves Lives.
Luminare takes nurses less time, inputs bedside data directly into the EMR, and provides clear, actionable steps for hospital staff to intervene.

As a former hospitalist, our founder knows how hard hospital nurses work. Missing sepsis is an expensive proposition for nurses whose time is already limited. It can take them up to two hours to care for a runaway case of sepsis.

In less than a minute, Luminare processes information in a patient’s medical record combined with the nurse’s assessment in real time and provides clear, actionable steps for hospital staff to intervene.

Nurses love Luminare—but don’t take our word for it. See for yourself how Luminare makes less work for nurses—and saves lives.

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Founding Partners

Sarma Valamuri M.D.

CEO/Co-Founder

Marcus Rydberg

CTO/Co-founder

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Doug Erwin

Chairman of the Board

John Hageman

Board Member – General Council

Keith Kreuer

Board Advisor