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Antimicrobial Stewardship 2017

Antimicrobial Stewardship 2017
AMS Tools Significantly Driving Patient Interventions

Authored by: Kody Hansen and Paul Warburton August 2017 | Read Time: 3 minutes

In response to the growing threat of antibiotic resistance and the increase in government regulation regarding antibiotic usage, healthcare organizations are stepping up their efforts to treat patients with the right antibiotics, in the right doses, and for the right duration. Many have already moved from or are looking to move from the manual, paper processes of the past to software systems that can help them better and more efficiently achieve their antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) goals. As is often the case in markets where many users are switching from manual to automated processes for the first time, users’ initial reactions to their AMS technology have been positive. But which vendors are best enabling customers to intervene, track internal metrics, and optimize their use of their AMS system?

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Key Topics

  1. Premier and Wolters Kluwer Driving Highest Satisfaction with Interventions
  2. VigiLanz’s Broad Interfacing Results in Detailed Metric Tracking
  3. Epic and VigiLanz More Resource Intensive to Customize; All Vendors Need an Improved Antibiogram
  4. VigiLanz’s Support Drives Top Overall Satisfaction
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