Antibiotic Stewardship

State-level variation in opioid prescribing after knee arthroscopy among the opioid-naïve in the USA: 2015-2019 | BMJ | 8/20/2020

… of misuse and diversion. 15 Surgical societies have called for more judicious opioid prescribing and have promoted the concept of ‘opioid stewardship’ in postoperative pain. 16–18 As with long-standing efforts to promote antibiotic stewardship , the first step in establishing postoperative opioid stewardship initiatives is to establish baseline use, duration and variation by procedure and indication. 19 Even though the national levels of prescribing are well documented, limited attention …

Antibiotic reduction in the poultry industry | 8/18/2020

by Rebecca Sherratt, Features Editor, Milling and Grain Earlier in April, Milling and Grain attended Biomin’s webinar ‘Antibiotic Reduction Experiences in the UK Poultry Industry’. This webinar discussed antibiotic stewardship and the gut microbiome was discussed by Dr Daniel Parker, Senior Veterinarian in Slate Hall Veterinary, UK. Dr Parker opened his discussion by first referencing the British Poultry Council (BPC). The BPC was established in 2011 and manages standardisation, trade …

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ASP Scan (Weekly) for Aug 14, 2020 | 8/17/2020

… 5% of pathogens reported. Of the 5,485 UTIs reported, 36% were associated with a resistant pathogen. “The levels of antibiotic resistance observed demonstrate the importance of monitoring nursing homes and implementing nursing-home specific antibiotic stewardship activities,” the authors wrote. Aug 12 Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol abstract Israeli study finds high antibiotic use for asymptomatic bacteriuria In another study in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, Israel researchers reported a high rate …

Poor Hygiene is Significant Risk for Antimicrobial-resistant Bacteria Colonization | 8/17/2020

… findings by researchers at Washington State University’s Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health (Allen School) and Universidad del Vale de Guatemala (UVG) were published Thursday in the journal Scientific Reports . “Coupled with antibiotic stewardship , these new findings support the critical need to improve sanitation and hygiene as an intervention to slow the spread of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria,” said co-author Dr. Mark Caudell, AMR coordinator, Food and Agriculture …

isn’t there issues with farmers overusing antibiotics and creating super germs that become antibiotic resistant? Just curious | 8/16/2020

… h-cilantro asked: isn’t there issues with farmers overusing antibiotics and creating super germs that become antibiotic resistant? Just curious vet-and-wild answered: There are resistance issues in EVERY profession that uses antibiotics. Antibiotic stewardship is a serious concern right now as deaths related to antibiotic resistant infections increase. Steps are being taken to reduce inappropriate antibiotic use with things like veterinary feed directives and better education. I can’t …

Webinar aims to help beef producers reach consumers | 8/13/2020

53-minute webinar offers quick and easy communication techniques to reach consumers and influencers. Aug 13, 2020 A webinar, Improving Communication About Antibiotic Stewardship for Producers and Stakeholders, is presented by the National Livestock Producers Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, to help beef producers understand quick and easy communication techniques to reach consumers, media and policy makers, as well as other producers, about responsible antibiotic use on U.S …

AMA, Pew research shows barriers to combating antibiotic resistance | 8/13/2020

Based on the results of their joint study, the American Medical Association (AMA) and The Pew Charitable Trusts say outpatient settings need better antibiotic stewardship to manage antibiotic resistance. The research, published in Open Forum Infectious Diseases , involved 1,550 U.S. primary care physicians (PCPs). Based on the results of their joint study, the American Medical Association (AMA) and The Pew Charitable Trusts say outpatient settings need better antibiotic stewardship to …

Webinar on Communicating Antibiotic Use in Animal Ag | 8/12/2020

… according to Andy King, moderator on a recent webinar now available for beef producers to view. “I recognize producers are not sitting around at night thinking that!” says King.However, the webinar Improving Communication About Antibiotic Stewardship for Producers and Stakeholders, is presented by the National Livestock Producers Association (NLPA), a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, to help beef producers understand quick and easy communication techniques to reach consumers, media and …

Prescribing Pattern of Antibiotics Using WHO Prescribing Indicators Among Inpatients in Ethiopia: A Need for Antibiotic Stewardship Program | 8/11/2020

… health problem, leading to antibiotic resistance. Understanding the prescribing pattern of antibiotics is crucial to tackling irrational prescription. Yet, comprehensive studies regarding the prescribing pattern of antibiotics among inpatients and the need for an Antibiotic Stewardship Program (ASP) are lacking in Ethiopia. This study aimed to evaluate prescribing patterns of antibiotics and the need for an ASP. Methods: A hospital-based prospective observational study was carried out from February 2019 …

Antibiotic Stewardship: Who’s Responsible? | 8/11/2020

… outpatient stewardship,” the authors of the report about the survey wrote. “Healthcare stakeholders will need to explore opportunities for feedback and incentive activities to encourage stewardship uptake.” AMA/Pew found respondents are receptive to antibiotic stewardship (72% said such programs are vital to address resistance). Still, 47% of respondents said implementing such programs would be quite difficult for them. Further, respondents were lukewarm to the notion of antibiotic tracking and …

Producer Webinar on Communicating Antibiotic Use in Animal Agriculture | 8/11/2020

… to Andy King, moderator on a recent webinar now available for beef producers to view. “I recognize producers are not sitting around at night thinking that!” says King. However, the webinar Improving Communication About Antibiotic Stewardship for Producers and Stakeholders, is presented by the National Livestock Producers Association (NLPA), a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, to help beef producers understand quick and easy communication techniques to reach consumers, media and …

AMA, Pew study highlights issues fighting superbugs in U.S. doctors’ offices | FierceHealthcare | 8/7/2020

… would be difficult to do in “an accurate and fair manner and that antibiotic use reporting would be a significant burden for their practice,” AMA said. “Respondents indicated that they were likely to implement antibiotic stewardship efforts in response to feedback or incentives provided by payers or health departments,” the study said …

Consumption of antibiotics with higher potential for resistance increases 91% | 8/7/2020

… increase came in low- and middle-income countries, researchers reported. Researchers say that the rapid increase in Watch antibiotic consumption between 2000 and 2015, particularly in low- and middle-income countries, reflects challenges in antibiotic stewardship . Source: Adobe Stock. Since 2017, WHO has classified antibiotics based on resistance potential, explained Eili Y . Klein, PhD , MA, senior fellow at the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy. The Access, Watch, Reserve …

Antibiotic resistance is low priority for many primary care practices, study finds | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/6/2020

… not a concern in their own practices. 3. These respondents ranked antibiotic resistance as less important than other health issues such as obesity, opioids and vaccine hesitancy. 4. Ninety-one percent of physicians said antibiotic stewardship programs are appropriate for physician offices. 5. Forty-seven percent of respondents said they’d need a lot of help implementing a stewardship program.To view the full study, click here. More articles on infection control …

The effect of an antibiotic stewardship program on tigecycline use in a Tertiary Care Hospital, an intervention study | 8/6/2020

A drug-oriented antibiotic stewardship intervention targeting tigecycline utilization was launched at Makassed General Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon, in 2016 as a part of a comprehensive Antibiotic Stewardship Program (ASP). In this study, we evaluated the effect of this intervention on changing tigecycline prescription behavior in different types of infections, patient outcome and mortality, along with tigecycline drug use density, when compared to an earlier period before the initiation of ASP …

Researchers from Childrens National Hospital found isolated bacterium | 8/5/2020

When pregnant moms are stressed out, babies’ brains suffer case report sounds the alarm for antibiotic resistance Isolated bacterium tests positive for resistance to two antibiotics for which it has historically been susceptible, highlights importance of antibiotic stewardship August 05, 2020 Share: Facebook Linked In Print Email WASHINGTON - A recent meningitis case treated at raises serious concerns about a rise in antibiotic resistance in the common bacterium that caused it …

Save Antibiotics | NRDC | 8/5/2020

… produced without the use of antibiotics considered medically important by FDA. — Avinash Kar, senior attorney, NRDC, and Lena Brook, director of health campaigns, NRDC learn more Share Twitter U.S. House Takes Important Steps on Antibiotic Stewardship Leadership to protect antibiotics by members of the U.S. House is vital. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Fast-Food and Beef Industries Are Still Fueling Scary Superbugs The latest “Chain Reaction” report grades restaurants …

Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy | 8/5/2020

… Hemert Epidemiology and Surveillance Editor’s Pick Epidemiology and Surveillance A Propensity Score Matched Study of the Positive Impact of Infectious Diseases Consultation on Antimicrobial Appropriateness in Hospitalized Patients with Antimicrobial Stewardship Oversight Hospital-based antibiotic stewardship (AS) programs provide oversight and guidance for appropriate antimicrobial use in acute care settings. Infectious disease expertise is beneficial in the care of hospitalized patients with infections. The impact of infectious diseases consultation (IDC …

Children’s National Hospital case report sounds the alarm for antibiotic resistance | 8/3/2020

3-Aug-2020 Children’s National Hospital case report sounds the alarm for antibiotic resistance Isolated bacterium tests positive for resistance to two antibiotics for which it has historically been susceptible, highlights importance of antibiotic stewardship Children’s National Hospital Print E-Mail WASHINGTON-(August, 3, 2020)- A recent meningitis case treated at Children’s National Hospital raises serious concerns about a rise in antibiotic resistance in the common bacterium that caused it …

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Children’s National Hospital case report sounds the alarm for antibiotic resistance Isolated bacterium tests positive for resistance to two antibiotics for which it has historically been susceptible, highlights importance of antibiotic stewardship CHILDREN’S NATIONAL HOSPITAL WASHINGTON-(August, 3, 2020)- A recent meningitis case at Children’s National Hospital raises serious concerns about antibiotic resistance in the common bacterium that caused it, researchers from the hospital write in a case report. Their …

Who’s afraid of superbugs? | 8/3/2020

By Judith Garber August 3, 2020 The Covid-19 pandemic is easily the most urgent public health care issue at the moment, but public health experts warn that we may be facing even more serious health threats in the future. One of these is antibiotic resistance, which impacts 2.8 million people each year. Antibiotic resistance happens when bacteria become resistant to existing drugs used to treat infections; this can lead …

Latest Clinical Evidence Presented at SAWC 2020 Illustrates the Significant Utility of the MolecuLight i:X® for Visualizing Bacteria and Improving Clinical Outcomes | PR Newswire | 7/31/2020

… Impact on Fluorescing Bacteria in the Real-World Setting Catherine Milne Evaluation of a Novel Antimicrobial Topical Spray to Reduce Bioburden Catherine Milne Stopping the Guesswork: Using Point-of-care Fluorescence Imaging to Guide Antibiotic Stewardship Monique Rennie Download Poster Poster CR-027: Fluorescence Imaging and Delayed Healing Are the Only Significant Predictors of Bacterial Loads 10,000 CFU/g: Data from 350 Wounds Monique Y. Rennie, Liis Teene, Anna D’souza …

Las últimas evidencias clínicas presentadas en SAWC 2020 ilustran la utilidad destacada de MolecuLight i:X® | 7/31/2020

Stopping the Guesswork: Using Point-of-care Fluorescence Imaging to Guide Antibiotic Stewardship Monique Rennie Descargue el póster Póster CR-027: Fluorescence Imaging and Delayed Healing Are the Only Significant Predictors of Bacterial Loads 10,000 CFU/g: Data from 350 Wounds Monique Y. Rennie , Liis Teene , Anna D’souza , Thomas Serena Vea el abstracto de video Póster GR-12: Quantitative vs. Semi-quantitative Measurements of Bacterial Load in Wounds: Assessment of …

MolecuLight Reports 10 Clinical Posters and Video Presentations at SAWC | 7/31/2020

Stopping the Guesswork: Using Point-of-care Fluorescence Imaging to Guide Antibiotic Stewardship Monique Rennie Download Poster Poster CR-027: Fluorescence Imaging and Delayed Healing Are the Only Significant Predictors of Bacterial Loads 10,000 CFU/g: Data from 350 Wounds Monique Y. Rennie, Liis Teene, Anna D’souza , Thomas Serena Watch the Video Abstract Poster GR-12: Quantitative vs. Semi-quantitative Measurements of Bacterial Load in Wounds: Assessment of 1053 Data …

Act against antibiotic abuse: India, world’s largest consumer of antibiotics, needs to step up | 7/30/2020

… spot in terms of indiscriminate consumption of these antibiotics. While access to life-saving drugs, including Access antibiotics, is a major concern for LMICs, including India, the Indian case also highlights its problem of antibiotic stewardship —or directing responsible use of antibiotics. (Representative image) The WHO considers antimicrobial resistance (AMR)—of which antibiotic resistance is a subset—a global health emergency. Indeed, AMR already kills nearly 700,000 people every year …

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 …

Antimicrobial Stewardship

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

… 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 … patients were screened; 295 met the inclusion criteria. The hospital’s antimicrobial stewardship program was co-led by an infectious diseases physician and a clinical pharmacist trained in infectious diseases. Its empiric antimicrobial therapy guidelines were …

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 …

Readmissions

Identifying Stewardship Opportunities for OPAT Patients Upon Readmission | 11/26/2019

Identifying Stewardship Opportunities for OPAT Patients Upon Readmission NOV 26, 2019 RACHEL LUTZ The use of outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) continued in a quarter of hospital readmissions, according to a new Open Forum Infectious Diseases report. The study authors believe this indicates an opportunity for collaboration between infectious disease services, antibiotic stewardship programs (ASPs), and OPAT teams. OPAT is designed to allow patients undergoing long-course intravenous antibiotic treatment …

Hospital Readmissions

Identifying Stewardship Opportunities for OPAT Patients Upon Readmission | 11/26/2019

Identifying Stewardship Opportunities for OPAT Patients Upon Readmission NOV 26, 2019 RACHEL LUTZ The use of outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) continued in a quarter of hospital readmissions, according to a new Open Forum Infectious Diseases report. The study authors believe this indicates an opportunity for collaboration between infectious disease services, antibiotic stewardship programs (ASPs), and OPAT teams. OPAT is designed to allow patients undergoing long-course intravenous antibiotic treatment …

Patient Safety

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Precision Medicine

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NIH

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Medical Research

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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 …

Electronic Health Records

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

… the culture of care, we’ve also invested in and adopted numerous technologies and practices to support safer care. Examples include electronic health records and prescription order systems to alert clinicians to potential dangers, barcoding systems … 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 …

Medical Errors

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

… lines and explore what’s working and how to overcome common challenges. Register Now RELATED: Want health professionals to help reduce medical errors? Patient Safety Movement releases new curriculum Hospitals and health systems have also increased … 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 …

Patient Management

November 2019 | 11/23/2019

… prior studies and might be attributed to a higher burden of normal flora in those patients and increased use of antibiotic stewardship program across many hospitals nationwide. Sanford School of Medicine, Sioux Falls Campus. Arancibia … as the ones detailed herein may significantly improve long-term patient management, particularly in the context of screening tests. Sanford School of Medicine, Sioux Falls Campus. Easton, S. D., Soonhee Roh , J. Kong, & Y. S …

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 …

Adverse Drug Reactions

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 … address guidelines and controversies and to improve knowledge gaps about adverse drug reactions, and should provide education to dentists and orthopedic surgeons via webinars. They also suggest that dentists and orthopedic surgeons in the same …

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 …

Medicaid

PipelineRx Launches Comprehensive Antimicrobial Stewardship Solution, Helping Combat Antibiotic Resistance | PR Newswire | 11/18/2019

Medicaid Services are taking action, now requiring all hospitals and skilled nursing facilities to have antibiotic stewardship programs. Data is essential in the fight against antimicrobial resistance and is fueling the development of new programs to understand prescribing patterns and prevent the rise of superbugs. Delivered through its scalable medication management platform, PowerGridRx™, the PipelineRx Antimicrobial Stewardship module helps hospitals and long-term care facilities to more efficiently monitor their …

Medicare

PipelineRx Launches Comprehensive Antimicrobial Stewardship Solution, Helping Combat Antibiotic Resistance | PR Newswire | 11/18/2019

Medicare & Medicaid Services are taking action, now requiring all hospitals and skilled nursing facilities to have antibiotic stewardship programs. Data is essential in the fight against antimicrobial resistance and is fueling the development of new programs to understand prescribing patterns and prevent the rise of superbugs. Delivered through its scalable medication management platform, PowerGridRx™, the PipelineRx Antimicrobial Stewardship module helps hospitals and long-term care facilities to more efficiently monitor …

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

HHS agency releases toolkit to improve antibiotic stewardship | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/15/2019

An HHS agency has released a toolkit to guide hospitals and health systems trying to curb inappropriate antibiotic use. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality created the Acute Care Hospital Toolkit, which focuses on three areas: • Antibiotic stewardship program improvement • Establishing a safety culture around antibiotic prescribing • Sharing best practices for the diagnosis and treatment of common infections The toolkit aims to help hospitals enhance antibiotic prescribing by using …

Telehealth

Teladoc Health Earns Multiple Telehealth Accreditations from ClearHealth Quality Institute | Globe Newswire | 11/14/2019

… market-leading initiatives such as establishing the first and only Patient Safety Organization (PSO) for virtual care and research into antibiotic stewardship with USC . “As more consumers depend on virtual care, they seek assurances that … The company’s award-winning, integrated clinical solutions are inclusive of telehealth, expert medical services, AI and analytics, and licensable platform services. With more than 2,000 employees, the organization delivers care in 130 countries and in …

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 …

T2 Biosystems

T2 Biosystems Receives Funding from BARDA to Advance Technology for Diagnosis and Treatment of Bloodstream Infections | Globe Newswire | 9/11/2019

September 11, 2019 09:30 ET Source: T2 Biosystems, Inc. LEXINGTON, Mass., Sept. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – T2 Biosystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTOO ) an emerging leader in the development and commercialization of innovative medical diagnostic products for … and to continue to provide new advanced tools for improved antibiotic stewardship so that we can help save more lives and provide clinicians with the information they need to help prevent sepsis.” About T2 Biosystems

T2 Biosystems: Why The Bears Are Wrong - T2 Biosystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTOO) | Seeking Alpha | 6/11/2019

Over the past several months, shares of T2 Biosystems ( TTOO ) have plummeted. While everything about the business model of the company is known for a long time, nevertheless shares have been hammered. It seems to … it requires a lot more from the hospital staff and antibiotic stewardship committee. The hospital has to provide a multi-disciplinary approach based on solid guidelines and clinical algorithms (which are just decision trees/flowcharts …

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 …

Optum

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

… 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 America, and that for patients … 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

… 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 America, and that for patients … 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 …

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 …

William Blair

GenMark Diagnostics Inc (GNMK) Q3 2019 Earnings Call Transcript | The Motley Fool | 11/7/2019

… therapy which is directly aligned with new CMS conditions of participation regulations that required U.S. hospitals to develop and implement antibiotic stewardship programs. These programs are designed specifically to reduce microbial resistance and decrease the … First question comes from the line of Brian Weinstein of William Blair. Your line is now open. Casey Preyss – William Blair – Analyst Hi, guys, this is Casey on for Brian. Did you guys talk about …

Meridian Bioscience’s (VIVO) CEO Jack Kenny Q2 2019 Earnings and Strategic Acquisition Conference - Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 5/1/2019

… Q2 2019 Earnings and Strategic Acquisition 10:00 AM Eric Rasmussen – Chief Financial Officer Jack Kenny – Chief Executive Officer Andrew Brackmann – William Blair Bill Quirk – Piper Jaffray Catherine Schulte – Baird Mark Massaro – Canaccord Brian Weinstein – William … 12 targets per specimen will enable appropriate treatment and enhance antibiotic stewardship practices by truly providing improved outcomes for our customers. Let’s move ahead now to Page 10. The revogene platform and the tests that …

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 …

Harvard Medical School

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

Watching the 6 am cable news in a Boston hotel prior to today’s Personalized Medicine Coalition conference held at Harvard Medical School, local news provides a 30 second clip about a new CDC report on … 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 …

21st Century Cures Act driving FDA changes | Modern Healthcare | 9/7/2019

… including educational materials on how healthcare organizations can implement programs to tackle the issue. The CDC has published reports on antibiotic stewardship programs and resources including data through 2017. 4. Defining interoperability and information-blocking … according to Dr. Anupam Jena, a healthcare policy researcher at Harvard Medical School. “The central role of the FDA is really managing this trade-off between getting drugs to market sooner, because that benefits patients …

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

Atrium Health

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Oct 25, 2019 | 10/28/2019

… Atrium Health, said in an ADA press release. “However, it’s vital that we use them wisely so that they continue to be effective when absolutely needed.” The guidelines note that because patient expectation for antibiotics could present a barrier to implementing these recommendations, the ADA is supplementing them with educational materials for patients on antibiotic stewardship and shared decision-making. Nov 2019 J Am Dent Assoc guidelines Oct 25 ADA …

Antibiotics not necessary for most toothaches, according to new ADA guideline | Globe Newswire | 10/25/2019

… This guidance, published in the November issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association , aligns with the ADA’s longstanding antibiotic stewardship efforts and its pledged commitment to the U.S. government’s Antimicrobial Resistance Challenge. Patients … developed the guideline and research professor at Carolinas Medical Center - Atrium Health. “However, it’s vital that we use them wisely so that they continue to be effective when absolutely needed.” Studies have shown that antibiotics …

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 …

Michael J. Hennessy Jr.

Contagion® Adds MAD-ID® to Its Strategic Alliance Partnership Program | Business Wire | 7/16/2019

… to its Strategic Alliance Partnership (SAP) program. “We are very excited to be partnering with the MAD-ID® organization,” said Michael J. Hennessy Jr., president of MJH Associates, Inc., parent company of Contagion®. “It is … other regional programs highlighting advances in infectious diseases therapy and antibiotic stewardship training. “MAD-ID® is excited about its Strategic Alliance Partnership with Contagion® , as both groups share a common strategic goal to inform and …

Contagion® Adds MAD-ID® to Its Strategic Alliance Partnership Program | Business Wire | 7/16/2019

… to its Strategic Alliance Partnership (SAP) program. “We are very excited to be partnering with the MAD-ID® organization,” said Michael J. Hennessy Jr., president of MJH Associates, Inc., parent company of Contagion®. “It is … other regional programs highlighting advances in infectious diseases therapy and antibiotic stewardship training. “MAD-ID® is excited about its Strategic Alliance Partnership with Contagion® , as both groups share a common strategic goal to inform and …

Michael J. Hennessy

Contagion® Adds MAD-ID® to Its Strategic Alliance Partnership Program | Business Wire | 7/16/2019

… to its Strategic Alliance Partnership (SAP) program. “We are very excited to be partnering with the MAD-ID® organization,” said Michael J. Hennessy Jr., president of MJH Associates, Inc., parent company of Contagion®. “It is … other regional programs highlighting advances in infectious diseases therapy and antibiotic stewardship training. “MAD-ID® is excited about its Strategic Alliance Partnership with Contagion® , as both groups share a common strategic goal to inform and …

Contagion® Adds MAD-ID® to Its Strategic Alliance Partnership Program | Business Wire | 7/16/2019

… to its Strategic Alliance Partnership (SAP) program. “We are very excited to be partnering with the MAD-ID® organization,” said Michael J. Hennessy Jr., president of MJH Associates, Inc., parent company of Contagion®. “It is … other regional programs highlighting advances in infectious diseases therapy and antibiotic stewardship training. “MAD-ID® is excited about its Strategic Alliance Partnership with Contagion® , as both groups share a common strategic goal to inform and …

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 …

Jim Read

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

… will support our clinicians’ decision making, so they can deliver on our promise without making their lives more difficult,” said Jim Read, Jr , Senior Vice President Product Line Strategy at Community Health Network. As a … 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 support our clinicians’ decision making, so they can deliver on our promise without making their lives more difficult,” said Jim Read, Jr , Senior Vice President Product Line Strategy at Community Health Network. As a … 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 …