Oral Abstract Session:
96. Outpatient Antimicrobial Therapy
Friday, October 4, 2013: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: The Moscone Center: 300

Learning Objectives:


Target Audience: infectious diseases physicians

Topical Category: A4. Antimicrobial Stewardship

Tracks: Adult ID

Moderator:  Russell Petrak, MD, FIDSA, Metro Infectious Diseases Consultants, LLC


8:30 AM
Discharges on Intravenous Antibiotics: Timeline and Use of Service-specific Data to Inform Change
Antonia Altomare, DO ; John Mecchella, DO ; Katherine Kovacs, MS, APRN ; Janice Gregory, RN, BSN ; Mary-Margaret Andrews, MD

8:45 AM
Prediction Model for 30-day Hospital Readmissions among Patients Discharged with Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT)
Geneve Allison, MD, FACP ; Eavan Muldoon, MB, BCh, MD ; David Kent, MD, MS ; Jessica Paulus, ScD ; Robin Ruthazer, MPH ; Aretha Ren, B.A. ; David Snydman, MD, FIDSA

9:00 AM
Next-Day ID Consults Decrease ED Visits and Admissions For Cellulitis
Todd King, M.Sc, DLSHTM, PA-C ; James Noble, MD, FACP ; Jennifer Gittzus, MD

9:30 AM
Hospital Avoidance using Outpatient Antibiotic Therapy
Nathan Skorodin, PharmD ; Russell Petrak, MD, FIDSA ; Robert Fliegelman, DO ; David W. Hines, MD

9:45 AM
Clinical and Economic Outcomes of Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) among Indigent Patients: A Retrospective Multicenter Analysis
Richard M. Mandel, MD, FIDSA ; Brian Metzger, MD, MPH ; Claudia P. Schroeder, PharmD, Ph.D ; Lucinda J. Van Anglen, PharmD

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R. Petrak, HHI Infusion : Board Member, stipends

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