Mission Hospital, Asheville, North Carolina
The antimicrobial stewardship process was a daily, manual review of all finalized cultures and sensitivities. This method was time consuming, limiting the visibility and visibility of the antimicrobial stewardship program.
Using Patient Event Advisor tools, they can view therapy duration for specific agents, focusing on patients instead of assessing all the charts that have a culture. With this timely access to information, communication at the point of care is improved. With the support of infectious disease physicians, clinical pharmacy utilizes the technology to further support antimicrobial stewardship efforts and expand its effectiveness throughout the hospital.
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Doripenem and Tigecycline (over 10 months)
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