7. Quick Hits Topic: Stewardship for Outpatient Settings
Session: Pre-meeting Session: Implementing Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs: A Workshop on Development, Maintenance, and Measuring Success Premeeting Workshop
Wednesday, October 19, 2011: 12:30 PM
Room: 204AB
This presentation will review efforts at enhancing patient safety and quality at a university-based home infusion company.  Issues we have grappled with recently include communication between prescribers and home infusion, reducing 30 day readmissions, prolonged antibiotic infusion in the home, and reporting and reducing catheter complications, in particular, CLA BSIs.


Anne H. Norris, MD, Penn Home Infusion Therapy, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA



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