Antibiotic Stewardship

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Oct 02, 2020 | 10/5/2020

… important for determining the full safety profile of FMT. Oct 2 Gastroenterology abstract Dutch group recommends restrictive antibiotic use in COVID patients Originally published by CIDRAP News Oct 1 Based on available evidence and antibiotic stewardship principles, a committee of Dutch clinicians and researchers is recommending restrictive use of antibiotics in COVID-19 patients, according to guidelines published yesterday in Clinical Microbiology and Infection. With the intention of developing evidence …

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 01, 2020 | 10/1/2020

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 01, 2020 COVID-19 and antibiotic Rx Print & PDF Dutch group recommends restrictive antibiotic use in COVID patients Based on available evidence and antibiotic stewardship principles, a committee of Dutch clinicians and researchers is recommending restrictive use of antibiotics in COVID-19 patients, according to guidelines published yesterday in Clinical Microbiology and Infection. With the intention of developing evidence-based recommendations for the use of …

Essentia Health facilities earn Antimicrobial Stewardship awards | 9/29/2020

… Written By: Staff Report Sep 29th 2020 - 10am. Several Essentia Health hospitals and long-term care facilities have earned Gold Honor Roll Status for Antimicrobial Stewardship through the Minnesota Department of Health’s One Health Antibiotic Stewardship Initiative. The Gold Honor Roll is the highest level of recognition attainable. In addition to the requirements for Bronze and Silver Honor Roll awards, Gold Honor Roll facilities are recognized for looking beyond their …

Magnolia Medical Appoints Former Becton Dickinson Senior Executives to Its Medical & Scientific Advisory Board | PR Newswire | 9/17/2020

… is both stimulating and rewarding. I am very pleased to be part of the team that has developed a solution to blood culture contamination which is so beneficial to patient care, treatment costs, and antibiotic stewardship ,” “We are honored and fortunate to have Rick and Paul on the Magnolia team,” said Greg Bullington , Magnolia’s CEO and co-founder. “As we continue to develop innovative solutions to long-felt unmet needs …

Could COVID-19 be fuelling drug resistance? | 9/16/2020

… be fuelling this trend(opens in a new tab). How COVID-19 could be accelerating drug resistance 1. Stretched healthcare systems Prior to the pandemic, many hospitals were working hard to implement diagnostic and antibiotic stewardship programs to avoid inappropriate use of antibiotics and ensure effective patient care. These protocols include taking blood cultures to confirm a diagnosis before prescribing patients with antibiotics. Reports from some hospitals have found that …

Internships and fellowships postings as of September 16, 2020 | 9/16/2020

… and safety. The projects assigned to the individual will allow for exposure to senior leadership. Essential Duties: Manage and systematize current quality improvement projects for the Making Care Better Initiative, including preventing radiation misadministration, antibiotic stewardship , enhancing Operating Room throughput, and standardizing treatment protocols to enhance quality of care; Utilize the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program framework to engage front line staff, educate staff on the science of safety, execute …

Understanding the importance of diagnostics to combat AMR and sepsis | 9/15/2020

… Dr Rohini Kelkar , ex director, laboratories and professor and head of department, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai emphasises the importance creating awareness around sepsis, its correlation with AMR and how it can be prevented through antibiotic stewardship and deployment of innovated technologies to enable real time diagnosis of sepsis and identification of AMR to save millions of lives When actor Christopher Reeve, known for his role as Superman died in 2004 …

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Sep 11, 2020 | 9/14/2020

… shows steep declines in antibiotic use on British poultry farms A report this week from the British Poultry Council (BPC) shows steep reductions in antibiotic use in recent years. According to the BPC’s 2020 Antibiotic Stewardship Report, total antibiotic use on farms raising chickens, ducks, and turkeys fell by 76% from 2012 through 2019, and the use of critically important antibiotics—those also used in human medicine—declined by 97.3 …

News Scan for Sep 11, 2020 | 9/11/2020

… shows steep declines in antibiotic use on British poultry farms A report this week from the British Poultry Council (BPC) shows steep reductions in antibiotic use in recent years. According to the BPC’s 2020 Antibiotic Stewardship Report, total antibiotic use on farms raising chickens, ducks, and turkeys fell by 76% from 2012 through 2019, and the use of critically important antibiotics—those also used in human medicine—declined by 97.3 …

Study suggests EDs should tailor clinical decision support to avoid antibiotic over-prescribing | 9/10/2020

… systems not as effective in helping to reduce antibiotic overprescribing in that environment. Antimicrobial resistance is a major public health concern, accounting for 2.8 million infections and 35,000 deaths annually. Hospitals have focused on antibiotic stewardship programs (ASP) to reduce over prescribing of antibiotics , which is a major contributor to antimicrobial resistance. While this has been effective in reducing unnecessary antibiotic use by as much as 36% in inpatient settings …

EDs should tailor clinical decision support to avoid antibiotic over-prescribing | 9/10/2020

… not as effective in helping to reduce antibiotic overprescribing in that environment. advertisement Antimicrobial resistance is a major public health concern, accounting for 2.8 million infections and 35,000 deaths annually. Hospitals have focused on antibiotic stewardship programs (ASP) to reduce over prescribing of antibiotics, which is a major contributor to antimicrobial resistance. While this has been effective in reducing unnecessary antibiotic use by as much as 36% in inpatient settings …

SeptiCyte® RAPID Lab Test for Sepsis Aids Diagnosis for Critical COVID-19 | PRWeb | 9/10/2020

… into hospital labs and critical care triage and takes only an hour to run on tabletop equipment. The highly accurate results can help physicians make more informed patient management decisions, improve clinical outcomes and antibiotic stewardship , and lower healthcare costs related to sepsis. Founded in Australia and based in Seattle, Washington, Immunexpress is rolling out its SeptiCyte® technology worldwide. In March 2020, Immunexpress received CE Marking of SeptiCyte® RAPID and …

Study suggests EDs should tailor clinical decision support to avoid antibiotic over-prescribing | 9/10/2020

… systems not as effective in helping to reduce antibiotic overprescribing in that environment. Antimicrobial resistance is a major public health concern, accounting for 2.8 million infections and 35,000 deaths annually. Hospitals have focused on antibiotic stewardship programs (ASP) to reduce over prescribing of antibiotics, which is a major contributor to antimicrobial resistance. While this has been effective in reducing unnecessary antibiotic use by as much as 36% in inpatient settings …

Updates and Challenges for WHO Antibiotic Targets | 9/9/2020

Print Using quarterly national sample survey data obtained from IQVIA, antibiotic consumption was categorized as Access, Watch, or Reserve for 76 countries between 2000 and 2015. Policy changes regarding antibiotic stewardship may be needed to reach the World Health Organization (WHO) antibiotic consumption and access targets, according to study results recently published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases . The WHO Access, Watch, and Reserve (AWaRe) classification aims to balance appropriate antibiotic …

36% of nursing home UTIs associated with resistant pathogens | 9/9/2020

… resistant pathogen, according to data published in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology . “Antibiotic resistance (AR) is a global issue that impacts all health care settings. They can be used to inform facility infection prevention and antibiotic stewardship efforts,” Taniece R . Eure , MPH , public health professional for healthcare antibiotic resistance in the CDC’s Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, told Healio. “The CDCs National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) has published AR data beginning …

Role of the hospital pharmacist in an Italian antimicrobial stewardship programme | BMJ | 9/8/2020

… for the optimal choice of drug, dose, duration of therapy and the implementation of cost containment strategies. Aim of the study We wanted to create a reference model and a specific training manual on antibiotic stewardship to introduce the role of the department pharmacist with specific infection disease skills in the Italian health system hospitals. Methods This study was conducted in six Italian hospitals for 24 months. It was divided …

View from the Trenches: Interview with Dr. Karl Steinberg, President-Elect of AMDA | 9/8/2020

Dr. Steinberg is passionate about high-quality advance care planning, geriatric and palliative care , and bioethics. I recently had a chance to talk with him about AMDA, antibiotic stewardship , and more. AH: You are the president-elect of AMDA, the country’s preeminent professional organization for physicians who focus their practice on the post-acute and long-term care sector. Can you briefly describe what AMDA is and touch on its …

Wear a Facial Covering to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 | 9/4/2020

Wear a Facial Covering to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 Wear a Facial Covering to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 September 8, 2020 Dr. Hoo Feng Choo, Chairman of Infection Control and Medical Director of Antibiotic Stewardship , Cheyenne Regional Health System Infectious Diseases Department Cheyenne Regional Health System Note: This article was originally published in the Wyoming Tribune Eagle on August 16, 2020, and is reprinted …

Antibiotic resistance in bacteria associated with equine respiratory disease in the United Kingdom | BMJ | 9/4/2020

… common equine respiratory tract bacteria was noted and warrants continued monitoring of their susceptibility profiles. This can provide information to clinicians about the best empirical antimicrobial choices against certain pathogenic bacteria and help guide antibiotic stewardship efforts to converse their efficacy. equine resistance Introduction Bacteria are important causes of upper and lower respiratory diseases in horses, which often result in poor performance and exercise intolerance. 1 2 Bacterial respiratory disease …

Antibiotics affect breast milk microbiota in mothers of preterm infants | 9/3/2020

… senior associate scientist at SickKids. “I think the take-home is that while antibiotics are often an essential treatment for mothers of preterm infants, clinicians and patients should be judicious in their use.” Most antibiotic stewardship programs in neonatal intensive care focus on limiting use in newborns themselves. The current study adds to growing evidence that these programs should include a focus on mothers as well, says O’Connor, principal investigator …

Purdue Researchers Use an mHealth Wearable to Improve Wound Care | mHealth Intelligence | 9/3/2020

… on a regular basis by care providers – most often through a visit to hospital, doctor’s office or clinic. Then there’s the alarming increase in antibiotic-resistant infections, forcing providers to be more vigilant in antibiotic stewardship . Telemedicine and mHealth companies are starting to take a look at that segment of the industry, spurred by an increase in remote patient monitoring programs for home health care and chronic care management. With …

Global Biomarkers Market Growth (Status and Outlook) 2020-2025 | 9/3/2020

… Sepsis Biomarkers Table 5. Major Players of Antibiotic Resistance Biomarkers Table 6. Major Players of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Testing Biomarkers Table 7. Major Players of Stroke Testing Biomarkers Table 8. Major Players of Antibiotic Stewardship Biomarkers Table 9. Major Players of Other Table 10. Biomarkers Market Size by Type (2014-2019) ($ Millions) Table 11. Global Biomarkers Market Size Market Share by Type (2015-2020) Table 12. Global Biomarkers Market Size by …

Key Publication of Clinical Study Demonstrates Unyvero Lower Respiratory Tract (LRT) Panel is Likely to Alter Antibiotic Management of Significant Numbers of Patients Presenting with Suspected Pneumonia Nasdaq:OPGN | Globe Newswire | 9/2/2020

… a very high negative predictive value (97.9%) Unyvero LRT detected several key pathogens missed by culture that would have required specific antibiotic treatments The LRT Panel has the potential to lead to more effective antibiotic stewardship both in terms of regimen and duration GAITHERSBURG, Md., and HOLZGERLINGEN, Germany, OpGen, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPGN, “OpGen”), a precision medicine company harnessing the power of molecular diagnostics and bioinformatics to help combat infectious disease …

Key Publication of Clinical Study Demonstrates Unyvero Lower Respiratory Tract (LRT) Panel is Likely to Alter Antibiotic Management of Significant Numbers of Patients Presenting with Suspected Pneumonia | Globe Newswire | 9/2/2020

… a very high negative predictive value (97.9%) Unyvero LRT detected several key pathogens missed by culture that would have required specific antibiotic treatments The LRT Panel has the potential to lead to more effective antibiotic stewardship both in terms of regimen and duration GAITHERSBURG, Md., and HOLZGERLINGEN, Germany, OpGen, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPGN, “OpGen”), a precision medicine company harnessing the power of molecular diagnostics and bioinformatics to help combat infectious disease …

Key Publication of Clinical Study Demonstrates Unyvero Lower Respiratory Tract (LRT) Panel is Likely to Alter Antibiotic Management of Significant Numbers of Patients Presenting with Suspected Pneumonia | 9/2/2020

… a very high negative predictive value (97.9%) Unyvero LRT detected several key pathogens missed by culture that would have required specific antibiotic treatments The LRT Panel has the potential to lead to more effective antibiotic stewardship both in terms of regimen and duration GAITHERSBURG, Md., and HOLZGERLINGEN, Germany, Sept. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – OpGen, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPGN, “OpGen”), a precision medicine company harnessing the power of molecular diagnostics and bioinformatics …

Antimicrobial Stewardship

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Oct 02, 2020 | 10/5/2020

… Scan (Weekly) for Oct 02, 2020 Fecal transplant registry results New antibiotic for hospital pneumonia ; Our weekly wrap-up of antimicrobial stewardship & antimicrobial resistance scans Early national study results indicate FMT safe, effective for C … by CIDRAP News Oct 1 Based on available evidence and antibiotic stewardship principles, a committee of Dutch clinicians and researchers is recommending restrictive use of antibiotics in COVID-19 patients, according to guidelines published yesterday …

Medicaid

Real Time Medical Systems Announces Infection Control and Antibiotic Stewardship Surveillance Solution for Nursing Facilities | PR Newswire | 9/1/2020

… Systems (Real Time), the leading post-acute interventional analytics platform, today announced the launch of its new Infection Control and Antibiotic Stewardship Surveillance solution, a live analysis and patient surveillance solution for Infection Preventionists (IPs … easy to use data format.” While the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) resumes onsite surveys, Real Time has launched the new solution to its 1,000+ customers nationwide, at no additional cost, to support their efforts …

Medicare

Real Time Medical Systems Announces Infection Control and Antibiotic Stewardship Surveillance Solution for Nursing Facilities | PR Newswire | 9/1/2020

… Systems (Real Time), the leading post-acute interventional analytics platform, today announced the launch of its new Infection Control and Antibiotic Stewardship Surveillance solution, a live analysis and patient surveillance solution for Infection Preventionists (IPs … an easy to use data format.” While the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) resumes onsite surveys, Real Time has launched the new solution to its 1,000+ customers nationwide, at no additional cost, to support their …

NIH

The Lundquist Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Medical Center in Westwood to begin phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine trial in Los Angeles County | PR Newswire | 8/26/2020

… Prevention Network (CoVPN). The clinical research network, supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of NIH, aims to enroll thousands of volunteers in large-scale clinical trials testing a variety … improving the health of the broader UCLA community through the Antibiotic Stewardship Program and Hospital Infection Control and Epidemiology. At each of the practice sites, faculty also perform a broad range of research activities - from …

CDC

COVID-19 Shows Gaps in Controls at Nursing Homes | WebMD | 4/10/2020

… these older adults are more likely to be hospitalized, admitted to an intensive care unit, and die, according to the CDC. Gaps in Infection Controls Relatives should be concerned about infection control procedures at nursing … COVID-19) – Asymptomatic and Pre-Symptomatic Infection,” “Core Elements for Antibiotic Stewardship in Nursing Homes: Top 10 Infection Prevention Questions to Ask a Nursing Home’s Leaders.” Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: “CMS Announces Findings …

Rapid Diagnostics

The Missing Link in Fighting Antibiotic Resistance | 12/4/2019

The Missing Link in Fighting Antibiotic Resistance Rapid diagnostics can flag outbreaks of “superbugs” before they spread Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria. Credit: Janice Hainey Carr, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advertisement As … recently reported that the number of hospitals complying with its antibiotic stewardship program has doubled since 2014 . More time and money is being spent on researching new antibiotics . Nonprofit entities are getting involved in the …

Infection Control

Study: FM Residents Tops in Correctly Prescribing Antimicrobials | 12/3/2019

Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology examined antimicrobial prescribing practices among residents in family medicine and internal medicine, as well as hospitalist physicians. The study found that for three common infections, family medicine residents who received antibiotic stewardship education beyond that included in their residency training were more likely than their peers who received only that baseline training to prescribe the correct drug for the proper length of time. These findings suggest …

Infection Prevention

Fitness Facts: Wise use of antibiotics | 11/27/2019

… infection prevention. Because our clinic will be going through a rigorous accreditation in 2020, it was recommended by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Healthcare (AAAHC) that one staff person obtain in-depth education about numerous infections and how to prevent them. During this conference, the topic of “antibiotic stewardship” received much attention. You might be asking: “What is antibiotic stewardship and how does this topic relate to me?” A very …

Patient Safety

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Precision Medicine

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Clinical Data

Curetis Publishes Third Quarter and 9-Month Business and Financial Update | Globe Newswire | 11/25/2019

… further requests for ancillary data and any required edits to the original application and potentially some limited set of additional clinical data to be generated in China in the near term. Curetis and its partner … with standard diagnostic procedures, thereby facilitating improved patient outcomes, stringent antibiotic stewardship and health-economic benefits. Unyvero in vitro diagnostic (IVD) products are marketed in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the U.S. Curetis’ wholly …

Continuum of Care

Industry Voices—20 years since ‘To err is human,’ U.S. hospitals have done much to address safety | FierceHealthcare | 11/24/2019

… As care coordination becomes even more important to achieving good health outcomes, our field has prioritized patient safety throughout the continuum of care and across settings and care teams. And hospitals are setting bold goals … collaborative efforts to further reduce infections, including sepsis, and improve antibiotic stewardship to preserve their effectiveness against deadly diseases. We’re also working to address the persistent inequities in care by connecting quality and safety efforts …

Food and Drug Administration

Next-gen sputum PCR panel boosts CAP diagnostics | 11/23/2019

… group of patients hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia. The investigational new diagnostic assay, the BioFire Pneumonia Panel, is now under Food and Drug Administration review for marketing clearance. It offers great potential for targeted therapy … sputum PCR panel will simplify the diagnostic bundle while improving antibiotic stewardship. It was presented a prospective study of 63 patients with CAP hospitalized at the medical center, all of whom were evaluated by two …

University of Utah

Intermountain Healthcare vows to cut back on antibiotic prescriptions in urgent care network | fox13now.com | 11/20/2019

SMS SALT LAKE CITY — Oftentimes when people feel sick, they will go to the doctor with the thought of walking away with a prescription. That is the type of thing doctors part of the antibiotic stewardship programs at Intermountain Healthcare and the University of Utah Health hope to change. Tuesday, doctors with the organizations announced the new Urgent Care Antibiotic Initiative. The healthcare providers have received a $1.8 million contract …

Diagnostic Tests

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Nov 15, 2019 | 11/18/2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Nov 15, 2019 Dental antibiotic stewardship Antibiotic use, resistance in Europe ; Candida auris in NY hospitals ; Antibiotic prescribing drop in Finland ; Improper antibiotic Rx in Japan ; C diff in VA hospitals … Burlingame, California, for developing three point-of-care host-response diagnostic tests to distinguish viral infections from bacterial ones, HHS said in a news release yesterday. The tests—HostDx Fever, HostDx Sepsis, and HostDx FeverFlu …

Department of Health and Human Services

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Nov 15, 2019 | 11/18/2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Nov 15, 2019 Dental antibiotic stewardship Antibiotic use, resistance in Europe ; Candida auris in NY hospitals ; Antibiotic prescribing drop in Finland ; Improper antibiotic Rx in Japan ; C diff in VA hospitals … response rapid tests to diagnose viral, bacterial illnesses The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will provide an initial $6 million over 14 months to Inflammatix, of Burlingame, California, for developing three point …

Clinical Decision Support

Dr Kristi Kuper Joins DoseMe as Director of Clinical Pharmacy | Globe Newswire | 9/11/2019

… antibiotic stewardship. She is a recognized expert in the use of clinical decision support to improve medication utilization in the acute care setting. “DoseMe and the Tabula Rasa HealthCare group are leading the way in how we combine technology and innovation to better refine the use of medications,” said Kuper. “I’m excited to be part of a large and established team of researchers, clinicians, and informatics professionals who are focused …

Nabriva

Nabriva Therapeutics Commends the CDC on the 2019 Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report, Highlighting the Need for New Antibiotics Aligned with Antibiotic Stewardship | Globe Newswire | 11/18/2019

00 ET Source: Nabriva Therapeutics US, Inc S. pneumoniae continues to be designated by the CDC as “Serious Threat” underscoring need for rapid detection and prevention strategies, particularly in community setting XENLETA™ has a novel … therapy – all critical components aligned with the core principles of antibiotic stewardship highlighted by the CDC. Nabriva remains committed to continuing to develop innovative anti-infective treatments, like XENLETA, that address the growing antibiotic threats …

Nabriva Therapeutics Commends the CDC on the 2019 Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report, Highlighting the Need for New Antibiotics Aligned with Antibiotic Stewardship | 11/18/2019

DUBLIN, Ireland, Nabriva Therapeutics plc (NASDAQ: NBRV), a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the commercialization and development of innovative anti-infective agents to treat serious infections, emphasized the significance of the new updated report from the … therapy – all critical components aligned with the core principles of antibiotic stewardship highlighted by the CDC. Nabriva remains committed to continuing to develop innovative anti-infective treatments, like XENLETA, that address the growing antibiotic threats …

Nabriva Therapeutics

Nabriva Therapeutics Commends the CDC on the 2019 Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report, Highlighting the Need for New Antibiotics Aligned with Antibiotic Stewardship | Globe Newswire | 11/18/2019

00 ET Source: Nabriva Therapeutics US, Inc S. pneumoniae continues to be designated by the CDC as “Serious Threat” underscoring need for rapid detection and prevention strategies, particularly in community setting XENLETA™ has a novel … therapy – all critical components aligned with the core principles of antibiotic stewardship highlighted by the CDC. Nabriva remains committed to continuing to develop innovative anti-infective treatments, like XENLETA, that address the growing antibiotic threats …

Nabriva Therapeutics Commends the CDC on the 2019 Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report, Highlighting the Need for New Antibiotics Aligned with Antibiotic Stewardship | 11/18/2019

DUBLIN, Ireland, Nabriva Therapeutics plc (NASDAQ: NBRV), a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the commercialization and development of innovative anti-infective agents to treat serious infections, emphasized the significance of the new updated report from the … therapy – all critical components aligned with the core principles of antibiotic stewardship highlighted by the CDC. Nabriva remains committed to continuing to develop innovative anti-infective treatments, like XENLETA, that address the growing antibiotic threats …

Tabula Rasa HealthCare

Dr Kristi Kuper Joins DoseMe as Director of Clinical Pharmacy | Globe Newswire | 9/11/2019

September 11, 2019 08:00 ET Source: Tabula Rasa HealthCare, Inc. MOORESTOWN, N.J., Sept. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Tabula Rasa HealthCare, Inc. (TRHC) (NASDAQ: TRHC), a healthcare technology company advancing the field of medication safety, today … co-leading national research projects on under-researched areas in antibiotic stewardship. She is a recognized expert in the use of clinical decision support to improve medication utilization in the acute care setting. “DoseMe and …

Dr Kristi Kuper Joins DoseMe as Director of Clinical Pharmacy | Benzinga | 9/11/2019

MOORESTOWN, N.J., Sept. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Tabula Rasa HealthCare, Inc. (TRHC) (NASDAQ: TRHC ), a healthcare technology company advancing the field of medication safety, today announced pharmacy executive Dr Kristi Kuper joins subsidiary DoseMe as … co-leading national research projects on under-researched areas in antibiotic stewardship. She is a recognized expert in the use of clinical decision support to improve medication utilization in the acute care setting. “DoseMe and …

DoseMe

Dr Kristi Kuper Joins DoseMe as Director of Clinical Pharmacy | Benzinga | 9/11/2019

DoseMe as Director of Clinical Pharmacy. Dr. Kuper is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist who has spent the last 20 years in a variety of clinical pharmacy leadership roles working with more than 500 hospitals. She has contributed to over 40 publications and has experience co-leading national research projects on under-researched areas in antibiotic stewardship. She is a recognized expert in the use of clinical decision support to …

Dr. Kristi Kuper Joins DoseMe as Director of Clinical Pharmacy | 9/11/2019

DoseMe as Director of Clinical Pharmacy. Dr. Kuper is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist who has spent the last 20 years in a variety of clinical pharmacy leadership roles working with more than 500 hospitals. She has contributed to over 40 publications and has experience co-leading national research projects on under-researched areas in antibiotic stewardship. She is a recognized expert in the use of clinical decision support to …

Merck

Friday, June 21, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 6/21/2019

… pricing monopoly on any given medicine. The legislation is still in flux. (Florko, 6/21) And in other pharmaceutical news — Reuters: Merck CEO Sees Legal Challenge If U.S. Adopts Drug Pricing Based On Other Countries Merck … demands urgent attention. (Thielking, 6/21) Modern Healthcare: Joint Commission Unveils Antibiotic Stewardship Programs For Outpatient Settings The Joint Commission will now require ambulatory care centers to have antimicrobial stewardship programs to maintain accreditation. The new …

Sham Drug Prices Hearing Gives Progressives The Floor To Air Grievances With Leadership, Poke Fun At Pharma | Kaiser Health News | 6/21/2019

… pricing monopoly on any given medicine. The legislation is still in flux. (Florko, 6/21) And in other pharmaceutical news — Reuters: Merck CEO Sees Legal Challenge If U.S. Adopts Drug Pricing Based On Other Countries Merck … demands urgent attention. (Thielking, 6/21) Modern Healthcare: Joint Commission Unveils Antibiotic Stewardship Programs For Outpatient Settings The Joint Commission will now require ambulatory care centers to have antimicrobial stewardship programs to maintain accreditation. The new …

Merck & Co

Sham Drug Prices Hearing Gives Progressives The Floor To Air Grievances With Leadership, Poke Fun At Pharma | Kaiser Health News | 6/21/2019

… And in other pharmaceutical news — Reuters: Merck CEO Sees Legal Challenge If U.S. Adopts Drug Pricing Based On Other Countries Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a rule to base the price … demands urgent attention. (Thielking, 6/21) Modern Healthcare: Joint Commission Unveils Antibiotic Stewardship Programs For Outpatient Settings The Joint Commission will now require ambulatory care centers to have antimicrobial stewardship programs to maintain accreditation. The new …

ILÚM Health Solutions Acquires Teqqa | Business Wire | 11/16/2017

… PAT™) analytic, which integrates patient-specific risk factors from the longitudinal record to offer timely insights for antibiotic use. “In antibiotic stewardship, our ultimate goal is to make sure the right patients get the right … of Healthcare Services & Solutions , LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA (known as MSD outside the United States and Canada), an independent business unit focused on improving the value of …

Stanson Health

Community Health Network to Leverage Stanson for Real Time Clinical Decision Support and Analytics | PR Newswire | 10/19/2017

… Clinical Decision Support and Analytics News provided by 07:30 ET Share this article LOS ANGELES , Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Stanson Health, a next-generation Clinical Decision Support (CDS) and analytics company, today announced that … systems with important initiatives such as MACRA, Medicare Advantage Star, Antibiotic Stewardship, Responsible Opioid Prescribing, the PAMA Imaging CDS mandate, and more. Combined with relevant analytics, Stanson solutions safely guide physician decisions toward the elimination …

Community Health Network to Leverage Stanson for Real Time Clinical Decision Support and Analytics | PR Newswire | 10/19/2017

LOS ANGELES , Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Stanson Health, a next-generation Clinical Decision Support (CDS) and analytics company, today announced that Community Health Network will implement Stanson Health’s Clinical Decision Support and Stanson Analytics … systems with important initiatives such as MACRA, Medicare Advantage Star, Antibiotic Stewardship, Responsible Opioid Prescribing, the PAMA Imaging CDS mandate, and more. Combined with relevant analytics, Stanson solutions safely guide physician decisions toward the elimination …

CVS Caremark

Solutions to PBM Pricing Abuses Must Address Entire Drug Supply Chain | PR Newswire | 10/17/2017

… from one part of the pricing system to another.” The SCPC leader pointed out that the nation’s three major PBMs — CVS Caremark, Express Scripts and Optum Rx — control more than 80% of prescriptions dispensed in … specialized packaging, transportation and delivery, medication therapy management, medication reconciliation, antibiotic stewardship and various other consulting services designed to minimize adverse drug reactions, polypharmacy complications, overuse of antibiotics and more generally improve patient outcomes. These …

Solutions To PBM Pricing Abuses Must Address Entire Drug Supply Chain - TheStreet | 10/17/2017

… from one part of the pricing system to another.” The SCPC leader pointed out that the nation’s three major PBMs — CVS Caremark, Express Scripts and Optum Rx — control more than 80% of prescriptions dispensed in … specialized packaging, transportation and delivery, medication therapy management, medication reconciliation, antibiotic stewardship and various other consulting services designed to minimize adverse drug reactions, polypharmacy complications, overuse of antibiotics and more generally improve patient outcomes. These …

Intermountain Healthcare

Intermountain Healthcare vows to cut back on antibiotic prescriptions in urgent care network | fox13now.com | 11/20/2019

SMS SALT LAKE CITY — Oftentimes when people feel sick, they will go to the doctor with the thought of walking away with a prescription. That is the type of thing doctors part of the antibiotic stewardship programs at Intermountain Healthcare and the University of Utah Health hope to change. Tuesday, doctors with the organizations announced the new Urgent Care Antibiotic Initiative. The healthcare providers have received a $1.8 million contract …

Intermountain Receives $1.8 Million from CDC for Collaborative Antibiotic Initiative with U of U Health | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 11/19/2019

Intermountain Healthcare and University of Utah Health a $1.8 million contract to implement a first-of-its-kind antibiotic stewardship best practices initiative across Intermountain’s urgent care network. “Urgent care has never really been a focus of antibiotic stewardship or best practices,” said Eddie Stenehjem, MD MSc, medical director of antibiotic stewardship at Intermountain Healthcare. “As we move into a new era of more people using urgent care facilities, it’s …

Sinai Health System

Research on antibiotic use desperately needed as resistance crisis looms | 10/30/2019

… bacteria, resulting in 2 million infections and 100,000 deaths in the U.S. each year, but research is lacking to inform antibiotic stewardship programs aimed at reining in unnecessary use of these powerful drugs, according to … for future investigators and funders.” Andrew Morris, MD, medical director, Sinai Health System-University Health Network Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, Toronto, and lead author of the white paper, Research Needs in Antibiotic Stewardship, said antibiotic stewardship

Research on antibiotic use desperately needed as resistance crisis looms | 10/30/2019

… bacteria, resulting in 2 million infections and 100,000 deaths in the U.S. each year, but research is lacking to inform antibiotic stewardship programs aimed at reining in unnecessary use of these powerful drugs, according to … for future investigators and funders.” Andrew Morris, MD, medical director, Sinai Health System-University Health Network Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, Toronto, and lead author of the white paper , Research Needs in Antibiotic Stewardship, said antibiotic stewardship

Community Health Network

As state prepares DSRIP extension plan, groups make their pitch for funding | Crain’s New York Business | 10/28/2019

… to provide core medical services for people with HIV. Local recipients of awards for early intervention services included the Bronx Community Health Network, which received about $920,000, and the Brooklyn Hospital Center, which banked about … more than 800 nursing homes to determine the efficacy of antibiotic stewardship programs, Columbia said. In 2014 nursing homes were mandated to put such programs in place by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services …

Community Health Network to Leverage Stanson for Real Time Clinical Decision Support and Analytics | PR Newswire | 10/19/2017

Community Health Network to Leverage Stanson for Real Time Clinical Decision Support and Analytics News provided by 07:30 ET Share this article LOS ANGELES , Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Stanson Health, a next-generation Clinical … systems with important initiatives such as MACRA, Medicare Advantage Star, Antibiotic Stewardship, Responsible Opioid Prescribing, the PAMA Imaging CDS mandate, and more. Combined with relevant analytics, Stanson solutions safely guide physician decisions toward the elimination …

Mayo Clinic

Studies Confirm Rapid Phenotypic Susceptibility Results Enable Earlier Antimicrobial Intervention and Better Patient Outcomes | PR Newswire | 10/3/2019

… Chief for Clinical Microbiology. The first of the studies is RAPIDS-GN (ClinicalTrials.gov NCT03218397), a randomized controlled trial conducted at Mayo Clinic and UCLA . RAPIDS-GN focused on Gram-negative bacteremia and randomized patients to … Clinic purchased the Accelerate Pheno™ system, furthering its investment in antibiotic stewardship and its focus on improving patient care by reducing antibiotic overuse. Other institutions like UAMS and University of Iowa , which also reported data …

PathoQuest and Mayo Clinic Enter into an Agreement to Conduct Study of iDTECT™ Blood in Patients with Febrile Neutropenia | Business Wire | 12/14/2017

… a life sciences leader focused on improving pathogen identification in biological samples, today announced that it will conduct research with Mayo Clinic to study the company’s proprietary iDTECT™ Blood test. Mayo Clinic will explore the … molecular diagnostic test is designed with the objective to improve antibiotic stewardship and lead to better patient care through precision medicine. Based on the company’s technological platform, PathoQuest also offers biopharmaceutical companies a disruptive approach …

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, Torrington CT

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital announces Antibiotic Stewardship Program - GreenwichTime | 8/23/2019

Abdul Sheikh, MD, leads the antibiotic stewardship program at CHH. Abdul Sheikh, MD, leads the antibiotic stewardship program at CHH. Photo: Contributed Photo Photo: Contributed Photo Image 1 of / 1 1 Abdul Sheikh, MD, leads the antibiotic stewardship program at CHH. Abdul Sheikh, MD, leads the antibiotic stewardship program at CHH. Photo: Contributed Photo Charlotte Hungerford Hospital announces Antibiotic Stewardship Program 1 / 1 Back to Gallery TORRINGTON — Many people, when …

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital announces Antibiotic Stewardship Program - The Hour | 8/22/2019

Abdul Sheikh, MD, leads the antibiotic stewardship program at CHH. Abdul Sheikh, MD, leads the antibiotic stewardship program at CHH. Photo: Contributed Photo Photo: Contributed Photo Image 1 of / 1 1 Abdul Sheikh, MD, leads the antibiotic stewardship program at CHH. Abdul Sheikh, MD, leads the antibiotic stewardship program at CHH. Photo: Contributed Photo Charlotte Hungerford Hospital announces Antibiotic Stewardship Program 1 / 1 Back to Gallery TORRINGTON — Many people, when …

Health Net

Q&A: SHEA white paper identifies gaps in antibiotic stewardship research | 10/30/2019

The ability of antibiotic stewardship programs to control and reduce the unnecessary use of antibiotics could be improved by addressing several research gaps, according to a Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America white paper published … Morris, MD , medical director of the Sinai Health System-University Health Network Antimicrobial Stewardship Program and lead author of the white paper, about the gaps in research and what is needed going forward. Q: What …

Community Health Network to Leverage Stanson for Real Time Clinical Decision Support and Analytics | PR Newswire | 10/19/2017

Community Health Network to Leverage Stanson for Real Time Clinical Decision Support and Analytics News provided by 07:30 ET Share this article LOS ANGELES , Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Stanson Health, a next-generation Clinical … systems with important initiatives such as MACRA, Medicare Advantage Star, Antibiotic Stewardship, Responsible Opioid Prescribing, the PAMA Imaging CDS mandate, and more. Combined with relevant analytics, Stanson solutions safely guide physician decisions toward the elimination …

Seema Verma

COVID-19 Shows Gaps in Controls at Nursing Homes | WebMD | 4/10/2020

… these are longstanding infection control measures that all nursing homes are expected to follow per federal regulation,” says CMS Administrator Seema Verma. Kirkland Life Care Center now faces a fine of $600,000 and risks losing … COVID-19) – Asymptomatic and Pre-Symptomatic Infection,” “Core Elements for Antibiotic Stewardship in Nursing Homes: Top 10 Infection Prevention Questions to Ask a Nursing Home’s Leaders.” Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: “CMS Announces Findings …

Very Brief Blog: CDC Releases Antibiotic Resistance Report; CMS Tie-Ins | 11/14/2019

… new report updates the prior 2013 report. Pages 41-47 focus on diagnostics. Some policy tie-ins at CMS : CMS administrator Seema Verma had an Op Ed in Stat last wek on CMS efforts on antibiotic … sepsis, and (3) finalizing Conditions of Participation to require hospital antibiotic stewardship committees. Updates 1 and 2 were in August final inpatient rulemaking (entry point here ); the CoP requirement was a special rule issued September …

Ted Schroeder

Nabriva Therapeutics Commends the CDC on the 2019 Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report, Highlighting the Need for New Antibiotics Aligned with Antibiotic Stewardship | Globe Newswire | 11/18/2019

… leading cause of hospitalization and one of the leading causes of infection-related death in the U.S. each year,” said Ted Schroeder, Chief Executive Officer of Nabriva Therapeutics. “We applaud the CDC for reinforcing the … therapy – all critical components aligned with the core principles of antibiotic stewardship highlighted by the CDC. Nabriva remains committed to continuing to develop innovative anti-infective treatments, like XENLETA, that address the growing antibiotic threats …

Nabriva Therapeutics Commends the CDC on the 2019 Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report, Highlighting the Need for New Antibiotics Aligned with Antibiotic Stewardship | 11/18/2019

… leading cause of hospitalization and one of the leading causes of infection-related death in the U.S. each year,” said Ted Schroeder, Chief Executive Officer of Nabriva Therapeutics. “We applaud the CDC for reinforcing the … therapy – all critical components aligned with the core principles of antibiotic stewardship highlighted by the CDC. Nabriva remains committed to continuing to develop innovative anti-infective treatments, like XENLETA, that address the growing antibiotic threats …

Andrew Morris

Research on antibiotic use desperately needed as resistance crisis looms | 10/30/2019

… bacteria, resulting in 2 million infections and 100,000 deaths in the U.S. each year, but research is lacking to inform antibiotic stewardship programs aimed at reining in unnecessary use of these powerful drugs, according to … serious gaps in our knowledge for future investigators and funders.” Andrew Morris, MD, medical director, Sinai Health System-University Health Network Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, Toronto, and lead author of the white paper, Research Needs in …

Research on antibiotic use desperately needed as resistance crisis looms | 10/30/2019

… bacteria, resulting in 2 million infections and 100,000 deaths in the U.S. each year, but research is lacking to inform antibiotic stewardship programs aimed at reining in unnecessary use of these powerful drugs, according to … serious gaps in our knowledge for future investigators and funders.” Andrew Morris, MD, medical director, Sinai Health System-University Health Network Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, Toronto, and lead author of the white paper , Research Needs in …

Patrick McGill

Community Health Network to Leverage Stanson for Real Time Clinical Decision Support and Analytics | PR Newswire | 10/19/2017

… will allow us to remove irritating friction from our system and help return clinicians to the joy of medicine,” said Patrick McGill , MD, Senior Vice President Clinical Strategy at Community Health Network. “Once fatiguing elements … systems with important initiatives such as MACRA, Medicare Advantage Star, Antibiotic Stewardship, Responsible Opioid Prescribing, the PAMA Imaging CDS mandate, and more. Combined with relevant analytics, Stanson solutions safely guide physician decisions toward the elimination …

Community Health Network to Leverage Stanson for Real Time Clinical Decision Support and Analytics | PR Newswire | 10/19/2017

… will allow us to remove irritating friction from our system and help return clinicians to the joy of medicine,” said Patrick McGill , MD, Senior Vice President Clinical Strategy at Community Health Network. “Once fatiguing elements … systems with important initiatives such as MACRA, Medicare Advantage Star, Antibiotic Stewardship, Responsible Opioid Prescribing, the PAMA Imaging CDS mandate, and more. Combined with relevant analytics, Stanson solutions safely guide physician decisions toward the elimination …

Said Rosenbloom

Solutions to PBM Pricing Abuses Must Address Entire Drug Supply Chain | PR Newswire | 10/17/2017

… accurately identify the causes of problems and concerns, and will be unable to craft real and lasting solutions,” he continued. Said Rosenbloom: “The overall system is like a balloon – squeeze one area (e.g., DIR fees … specialized packaging, transportation and delivery, medication therapy management, medication reconciliation, antibiotic stewardship and various other consulting services designed to minimize adverse drug reactions, polypharmacy complications, overuse of antibiotics and more generally improve patient outcomes. These …

Solutions To PBM Pricing Abuses Must Address Entire Drug Supply Chain - TheStreet | 10/17/2017

… accurately identify the causes of problems and concerns, and will be unable to craft real and lasting solutions,” he continued. Said Rosenbloom: “The overall system is like a balloon - squeeze one area (e.g., DIR fees … specialized packaging, transportation and delivery, medication therapy management, medication reconciliation, antibiotic stewardship and various other consulting services designed to minimize adverse drug reactions, polypharmacy complications, overuse of antibiotics and more generally improve patient outcomes. These …