Pharmacy OneSource Blog

Balancing Technology and Teams to Successfully Navigate Drug Shortages and Prevent Patient Harm

Building a business case for automation in sterile compounding - can you afford to risk improved patient safety?

Three key reasons to automate sterile compounding

Five Ways to Improve Clinical Care and the Bottom Line

Upcoming Webinar with Eric Kastango and Kate Douglass- CriticalPoint’s USP <800> 2017 Study Results: An Initial Roadmap to Compliance

Introducing a Revolutionary Next Generation IV Workflow Solution

Part 3 - Eric Kastango and Kate Douglass answer your questions on CriticalPoint’s 2017 USP Study Results: Why Don’t We Embrace Better Practice?

Achieving a Higher Standard of Practice for sterile compounding and antimicrobial stewardship at ASHP

Part 2 - Eric Kastango and Kate Douglass answer your questions from the CriticalPoint’s 2017 USP Study Results: Why Don’t We Embrace Better Practice webinar

IV Workflow: The Challenges of Manual Sterile Compounding Processes

Part 1 – Eric Kastango and Kate Douglass answer your questions on CriticalPoint’s 2017 USP Study Results: Why Don’t We Embrace Better Practice?

Evolving Opportunities: Defining the Pharmacist’s Role in Quality Improvement

Negative Pressure Compounding. Written by Critical Point

Healthcare Roundup: Breast Cancer Genetics, Hurricane-Driven Drug Shortages, Preventing Opioid Harm

The CriticalPoint USP 797 Compliance Study: Looking Backward and Forward

Part 3 - Eric Kastango and Abby Roth answer your questions about the Investigation and Remediation of Environmental and Personnel Sampling Excursions

USP 800: Don’t Let Your Guard Down

Part 2 - Eric Kastango and Abby Roth answer your questions about the Investigation and Remediation of Environmental and Personnel Sampling Excursions

Part 1 - Eric Kastango and Abby Roth answer your questions about the Investigation and Remediation of Environmental and Personnel Sampling Excursions

Achieving USP 797 Compliance: A Customer Success Story

Sentri7 Receives Highest Marks for Driving Antimicrobial Stewardship Outcomes from KLAS

The Bottom Line on USP Compliance

Investigation and Remediation of Environmental and Personnel Sampling Excursions. Written by CriticalPoint

Antimicrobial Stewardship: Moving Towards High Performance

Healthcare Roundup: Talcum Lawsuit, MACRA Reaction, Sleeping Babies

Helping Hospitals Achieve a Top-of-License Approach to Infection Prevention

Healthcare Roundup: Cancer Mystery, Best Hospitals, Overdose Record

Air Flow Smoke Pattern Testing. Written by CriticalPoint

Healthcare Roundup: Mortality and Readmissions, ACA Poll, Opioid Leaves Market

Upcoming Webinar with Eric Kastango and Abby Roth - Investigation and Remediation of Environmental and Personnel Sampling Excursions

Introducing a Better USP 800 Compliance Strategy

Healthcare Roundup: Heartburn Drug Deaths, Low Fertility, Deadly Dengue Outbreak

Achieving a Higher Standard of Practice for Sterile Compounding: What is your strategic direction?

Interactive Infographic: Optimize Your EMR Investment with Real-Time Clinical Surveillance

Interactive Infographic: Minimize the Risk of Healthcare-Associated Infections

APIC 2017 Conference Preview Blog

Healthcare Roundup: Antibiotics Ranked, Healthcare Disparities, Breast Cancer Progress

Creating a Culture of Collaboration to Elevate Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship

Healthcare Roundup: Ransomware Risks, Ebola’s Back, Medicare Fraud Allegations

Aligning the Five Rights of Clinical Decision Support

Spotlight on Clinical Surveillance: How Three Health Systems Are Unlocking the Power of Data

Complete the USP 797 and 800 Compliance Study and Gap Analysis and receive a free Action Plan customized to your facility

Quality Performance: What is the Pharmacist's Role?

Bringing USP Compliance Front and Center: Six Reasons Why Pharmacies Should Invest in a Quality Management System Now

Healthcare Roundup: Shigella Recommendations, Tick-Borne Virus Warning, Imaging use Plunges

Unexpected Power Loss and Shutdown Procedures in a Sterile Compounding Facility. Written by CriticalPoint

Healthcare Roundup: Trans Fat Bans Tied to Fewer Heart Attacks and Strokes

Healthcare Roundup: 10% of Babies Born to Zika-Infected US Mothers Have Birth Defects

The USP Gold Standard: How do your compliance initiatives stack up?

Sentri7 - Taking the work out of workflow for pharmacists

Weekly Healthcare Roundup: Septic Shock Deaths Increased with Hospital Drug Shortage

Upcoming Webinar with Eric Kastango -  USP Chapter <800> and Assessment of Risk

U.S. Children Experiencing Increase in Antibiotic Resistance

Weekly Healthcare Roundup: Race Tightens for Next Wave of Cancer Drugs

Antimicrobial Stewardship and Rapid Diagnostic Testing: The role of the pharmacist in optimizing data and technology

Eric S. Kastango and Kate Douglass answer your questions about Environmental Surface Sampling

Weekly Healthcare Roundup: Providers Set their Sights on Quality, EHRs amid Workforce Challenges

CDC Expands Core Elements for Antimicrobial Stewardship to Outpatient Settings

Improving Antimicrobial Stewardship with Limited Clinical Resources

See you in Orlando at HIMSS 2017?

Eric S. Kastango and Kate Douglass answer your questions about Personnel Sampling: Design and Implementation of Media Fill Testing

Sentri7 Earns 2017 KLAS Category Leader Designation for Clinical Decision Support-Surveillance

Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs: Moving Towards High Performance

Prioritizing the Role of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist

A Better Compliance Outlook

The Role of Healthcare IT in Antimicrobial Stewardship

Factors Contributing to Low Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Scores

Weekly Healthcare Roundup: Hospitals Reduce Readmissions

Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs: A National Priority for Reducing HAIs

Weekly Healthcare Roundup: Antibiotics, Opioids Commonly Used and Often Worthless, Chantix Boxed Label Warning Removed

Antimicrobial Stewardship Gap Analysis: How Robust is Your Program?

Weekly Healthcare Roundup: The Role of Healthcare IT in Antimicrobial Stewardship, Researchers Study Frequency of Empiric Antibiotic De-Escalation

Sentri7 Achieves Highest Overall Performance Score for Surveillance Category in KLAS CDS Report

A Better NHSN Infection Prevention Reporting Strategy

Weekly Healthcare Roundup: Congress passes 21st Century Cures Act, ACS and Surgical Infection Society Announce Guidelines for SSI Prevention

Real-Time Antibiogram:  A Best Practice Component of a High-Performing Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Weekly Healthcare Roundup: Antibiotic Management in SSTIs, Electronic Prescribing May Contribute to Patient Falls in Elderly

Antimicrobial Use Reporting: Why It’s Important and How Hospitals Need to Prepare

ASHP Midyear 2016: Review Changing Antimicrobial Stewardship and Sterile Compounding Regulations

Noosh Letter: Medication-Safety Technologies and Beating the Clock

Spotlight on Clinical Surveillance: The Sentri7 Value Proposition

Weekly Healthcare Roundup: Changes to Antibiotic Treatment May Help Beat MRSA, Popular Heartburn Meds Linked to Higher Risk of Stroke

Building a Case for Funding and Support of Sterile Compounding Compliance

Weekly Healthcare Roundup: First US Cases of Rare and Deadly Fungal Disease, WHO Guidelines to Prevent SSIs

Taking Hold of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Opportunity: How Impactful are your Strategies?

Weekly Healthcare Roundup: Patient Safety Benefits When Hospitals Provide Feedback to Staff Who Report Errors

Complying with USP 800 Hazardous Drug Compounding Requirements

Weekly Healthcare Roundup: Clinical Pharmacists Handle Chronic Care Needs, Hospital Sinks Pose Infection Risk

How Does Self-Contamination Affect Healthcare Workers?

Weekly Healthcare Roundup: Community Hospitals Use Antibiotics Similar to Large Hospitals

CMS Proposed Rule Ups the Ante on Antimicrobial Stewardship - Is Your Hospital Ready?

Video: Sentri7 Helps Pharmacists at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Achieve the Best Possible Outcomes for Patients

Weekly Healthcare Roundup: CDC Funds Projects to Combat Antibiotic Resistance, Reevaulating 30-Day Hospital Readmission Measure

Reviewing the Proposed Changes to USP Chapter 797 and its Impact on Pharmacy

Weekly Healthcare Roundup: Reporting Deaths from Superbugs in California, Readmissions Drop in 49 States

Video: Helping to Support a High-Performing Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at United Regional Health Care System

Do Weekend Admissions Impact Risk of Hospital-Acquired Conditions?

UN Declares Antibiotic Resistance a Fundamental Threat to Human Health

Five Reasons Why the C-Suite Should Care About Antimicrobial Stewardship

Infection Prevention Measures Included in CMS Hospital Value-Based Purchasing

Video: Five Facilities Using Sentri7 for Infection Prevention and Control

Coming in 2017: New Joint Commission Antimicrobial Stewardship Standards

A Pharmacist's Role in an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Video: Empowering Pharmacists to Improve Care Quality and Safety While Reducing Costs at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

How Clinical Decision Support Helps Improve Value Based Purchasing Measures

Webinar Preview: Challenges of Implementing Methods for Rapid Antimicrobial Susceptibility Prediction in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory

Video: Providing More Time for Infection Prevention and Control Activities at UnityPoint Health System

Antimicrobial Stewardship Is Crucial for Value Based Purchasing Programs

Interactive Infographic: Realizing Notable Gains in Antimicrobial Stewardship by Leveraging Sentri7®

New Metrics Released for Value Based Purchasing Measures

Making Nurses Frontline Advocates for Hand Hygiene

Webinar Preview - Departmental Excellence: Undiscovered Opportunities and Metrics in Pharmacy

Addressing Gaps in EMR with Clinical Surveillance

Webinar Preview - What is More Important: Sterility or Accuracy of Compounded Sterile Preparations?

The Role of Superbugs in Hospital-Acquired Infections

Prioritize Antimicrobial Stewardship Initiatives with a Readiness Checklist and Ranking Grid

Understanding the Efficiency Domain in Value-Based Purchasing

Electronic-Assisted Surveillance Following Hospital Construction Improved Patient Safety

Three Healthcare IT Trends to Track in 2016

Algorithmic Detection of Infections Within Sentri7

Examining the Prevalence of Bloodstream Infections Due to MDROs

Four Ways Hospital Value-Based Purchasing is Changing the Way We Think about Quality

New Joint Commission Standard on Antimicrobial Stewardship Released

Complying with USP 797 on the Road: Mobile Pharmacy Considerations

The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Reducing Readmissions

How to Boost the Value of Your EMR with a Clinical Surveillance System

How Clinical Surveillance Impacts Clinical Pharmacists

CMS Proposes Rule that Reduces Hospital-Acquired Conditions and Promotes Antibiotic Stewardship in Hospitals

States Vary Widely in Regulations for Sterile Compounding

Clinical Corner: Antimicrobial Stewardship - What’s Your Role?

How to Improve Patient Outcomes through Harnessing Big Data

APIC 2016 Conference Preview

Webinar Preview: Disaster Preparedness and Emerging Infectious Diseases

2016 ASHP Summer Meeting Preview

758 Hospitals Penalized for Hospital-Acquired Conditions Performance

Clinical Business Intelligence: Key Performance Indicators for Analyzing Patient Data

Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship: How Well Do You Know Your Numbers?

Maximizing the Benefits of Electronic Health Records with Clinical Surveillance

The Impact of USP 800 Guidelines on Compounding Chemotherapy Agents

The Power of Actionable Intelligence In Infection Prevention

Observations in the Proposed USP 797 Revisions

Evidence-Based Strategies that Can Help Healthcare Quality Improvement

Your Sterile Compounding Questions Answered by Eric S. Kastango

Improve Patient Outcomes with Evidence That Can't be Overlooked

Raising the Standard for Best Practices Behavior through Electronic Solutions

Is the New Sepsis-3 Definition Causing Dissent Among the Ranks?

Performing an Assessment of Risk Requirement in USP 800

Essential Components of Every Clinical Surveillance Solution

Clinical Corner: Sepsis – Which Checklist is Best?

Decline in New Antibiotics Underscores Importance of Antimicrobial Stewardship

Creating a Business Case for Initiatives to Prevent Hospital Readmissions

USP 797 and USP 795: Creating and Managing a State of Control

Webinar Preview - Algorithmic Detection of Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs): The Future Direction of Surveillance

Does Your Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Address These Eight Elements?

Compounding Pharmacy Global Market Will Experience Robust Growth Through 2021

The Noosh Letter: Effective (and Defective) E-mails

New Quality Outcome Measures for Infection Prevention: Time for a Change?

An Update on the Candidiasis Infection Guidelines

A Pseudo-Outbreak Associated with Contaminated Sterile Compounded Drugs

Is a Post-Antibiotic World Approaching Due to Antibiotic Resistance?

The Future of Value Based Healthcare Regulations

Interventions to Help Prevent Surgical Site Infections

Clinical Corner: Identifying Patients at Risk of Non Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia through Use of Electronic Surveillance

Can Bulk Sterile Compounding Help with Pricey Off-Patent Drugs?

Webinar Preview: Antimicrobial Stewardship Regulations, Guidelines, Penalties and Preparation

A Multi-Stakeholder Approach to Preventing Hospital Readmissions

The Top Infectious Disease Stories of 2015

How Sentri7 Became the KLAS 2015/2016 Category Leader for Clinical Decision Support-Surveillance

Winning the Battle: Hospital-Acquired Conditions Continue To Go Down

The Positive Impact of Automated Scheduling Technology

Enhancing EHRs and Data Exchange at HIMSS16

Analyzing Your Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program and its Impact on Infection Prevention

How Hospitals Can Reduce Hospital-Acquired Infections

Combating Antibiotic Resistance: Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Long-Term Acute Care Setting

A Novel, Sporicidal Formulation of Ethanol for Glove Decontamination – An Option for Sterile Compounders?

Procalcitonin Use to Reduce the Length of Antibiotic Therapy: The biomarker to drive antimicrobial stewardship

How Value-Based Care and Value-Based Purchasing Affect Provider Care

Advanced Clinical Decision Support: Laying the Right Foundation for Point-of-Care Guidance

How Long Should Endoscopes Hang After High Level Disinfection?

Which Value Based Purchasing Measures Have Significant Importance

Clinical Corner: Where Does Embracing Technology Fall within Your 2016 Infection Prevention Goals?

Is There a Need to Screen Patients Traveling Internationally for MDROs?

USP Chapter 800 is on the Horizon: Are You Ready?

Sentri7 Earns KLAS Category Leader Designation for Clinical Decision Support-Surveillance

Antibiotic Combination Shows Promise to Treat Hospital-Acquired MRSA Infections

Webinar Preview: Infection Prevention and Control in the Era of Population Health

How Your Hospital Environment Contributes to Lower Readmission Rates

Educating Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship Professionals on the Science of Informatics

Self-efficacy and its Role in Compounding Sterile Preparations

Is Twitter an Essential Tool for Infectious Diseases Healthcare Professionals?

Concerns Over Sterility Assurance Spur Sterile Compounding Recalls

Identify Gaps in Your Antimicrobial Stewardship Program with Our Gap Analysis Survey

Clinical Corner: Should You Care Less? Addressing Overuse in Healthcare

Webinar Preview: Data-Driven Care – Using Information to Improve Health

The Noosh Letter: Robots, Dogs, Sci-Fi, and Intravenous Drugs

Webinar Preview: The Missing Link – Practical Tips for Preparing for USP 800

Financial Disincentives and the Underreporting of Healthcare-Associated Infections: More Than Speculation?

Reviewing Proposed Changes to USP Chapter 797

Bridging Gaps: A Review of Antimicrobial Stewardship Certification Programs

Joint Commission Proposes Standard to Improve Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Calculating Creatinine Clearance: A Survey Summary

ASHP Midyear Meeting 2015 Recap

Sentri7 Update: Measure Pharmacy Activity and Performance on Key Clinical Objectives

FDA Orders Endoscope Manufacturers to Perform Safety Studies: How it Affects You

Specific Tactics to Prevent Readmissions

Four Challenges to USP 797 Compliance & Standardization

Infographic: Medication Management

ASHP Midyear 2015: Show Preview

Is Your Focus on Infection Control or Infection Prevention?

Public Reporting of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections in ICU Patients: Is it a Reliable Quality Metric?

What the Proposed Revisions to USP 797 Mean for Your Pharmacy

Medication Safety: Why Unit Inspections are Important

Lessons Learned from Patient Care Studies that Impact Sterile Compounding

New Vancomycin Therapeutic Guideline: What to Expect?

New Clinical Microbiology Technologies and the Infection Preventionist

Five Strategies for Preventing Hospital Readmissions

3 Key Benefits of Measuring Staff Scheduling Automation Outcomes

A Timeline of Sterile Compounding Events and Actions Taken

Preventing MDROs: A Checklist for Hospitals

Are You Assessing Your Sterile Compounding Risk Accurately?

Clinical Corner: Fecal Microbiota Transplants - Using Bacteria to Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Infections

Webinar Preview: CDC and CMS Speakers Review The National Action Plan for Adverse Drug Event Prevention

7 Common Sterile Compounding Questions Related to Proposed USP Chapter 800

Are MDROs Compromising Your Patient Rooms?

Understanding How Mutations Affect Antibiotic Resistance

ASP, CDC, AUR, NHSN, DOT: What Does It All Mean?

5 Common Staff Reactions to Automated Scheduling

Are You Actively Preventing Hospital Readmissions?

Should Infection Preventionist Responsibilities Focus on Data Collection or Making Rounds?

On-Demand Polymerase Chain Reaction Technology: Essential Knowledge for Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship

Believe It or Not, the Glass is Half-Full

The Noosh Letter: Ants, Amazon, IVs and Weed

The Evolving Role of Medication Safety Officers: An Interview with Dr. Christian Hartman

What is the Impact of Animal Visitation on Infection Prevention?

Mining Your Labor Budget for a Staff Scheduling Automation Investment

Webinar Preview: Eliminating Serious Harm through Leadership and Collaboration

Clinical Corner: It’s Flu Season - Do More Vaccine Options Provide Better Protection Against the Flu?

Utilizing Electronic Surveillance Technology to Investigate a Suspected Outbreak

Webinar Preview: Understanding the Changes to the USP Chapter 797 Revision and Their Impact on Current Operations

The Hidden Costs of Prescribing the Wrong Medication

Pharmacy Staff Scheduling: 9 Signs Your Spreadsheet Has Reached the Breaking Point

Five Elements of USP Chapter 797 Your Pharmacy Might Be Missing

Viruses: The Next Antimicrobial?

Clinical Decision Support for Infection Prevention: Enhancing the Interactive Relationship between Technology, the IP, and the Patient

What is Compounding? USP’s Role and Perspective

Webinar Preview: Healthcare Reform and the Financial Impact on Pharmacy Billing in the EMR

Why are Foodborne Pathogens Important to the Infection Preventionist?

Clinical Corner: Time to Catch the P4P Train - New Clarity around Timelines to Value-Based Payment Models

Reducing 30-day Readmissions and Penalties through Infection Prevention

Reaction to Mayo Clinic Report: Misuse of Antibiotics & Its Risk

8 Patient Health Statistics That Even Blew Us Away

Antibiotic Stewardship in Hospitals: Is Bed Size a Factor?

Making Data “Actionable” for More Proactive Infection Prevention Efforts

Sterile Compounding Expert Eric Kastango Explains the Importance of the "Why" Behind the "What"

Healthcare-driven Antibiotic Resistance Evolution: CRE - An Example in Action

MDROs Can be Guided by a Modeling of Hand Hygiene

Should Visitors Comply with Isolation Precautions?

Clinical Corner: The Impact of Infection Prevention on Sepsis and Readmission Rates

Webinar Recap: Advances in Treatment of Multidrug-Resistant Pathogens

Making the Case for Public Health-Led Coordinated Prevention Programs to Reduce Antibiotic-Resistant Healthcare Infections

Compounding Gains and Losses Since I Met "Careless Arithmetic Nullifies Careful Compounding"

Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist Competency and Training: Am I Qualified To Be Part of the Team?

Maximizing EHR Investments Through Clinical Surveillance

Four Antibiotic Resistance Mechanisms of Clinical Importance

Infection Prevention Trends: Experts Call for Integration w/ Infection & Occupation Risk

Webinar Recap: “Antimicrobial Stewardship: Success Depends on Team Approach”

CDC Issues Alert on MERS Infection: Is There a Need for Infection Control Education?

Infection Prevention Training in Your Organization: What Methods are Available?

USP 797 Clean Room Training - Aseptic Manipulations Skills

Leveraging Technology to Elevate the Role of Pharmacy

Does Home Laundering of Nursing Uniforms Impact Infection Prevention Efforts?

USP 797: A Breakdown of Low, Medium and High Risks

Antibiotic Use and Outcomes on Resistance Development and Persistence

Inter-Hospital Comparison of HAI Rates: We Need Risk-Adjustment!

Initiatives to Consider When Implementing an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Webinar Preview: Advances in the Treatment of Multidrug-Resistant Pathogens: Where are We Now?

The Role of Pharmacy Schools in Preparing Future Pharmacists to Compound Sterile Preparations

Webinar Recap: The Current State of Compounding Standards

Stay Ahead of the Curve on Preventing Device-Associated Infections: CLABSI

Antimicrobial Stewardship - Success Depends on Team Approach

Clinical Corner: Pharmacy is Getting Bigger (and Smaller)

How to Win the Uphill Battle of Infection Prevention in Your Hospital

Common Class of Hazardous Drugs May Be Linked to Pneumonia Risk

Stay Ahead of the Curve on Preventing Device-Associated Infections: CAUTI

The Noosh Letter: Today’s Impact on Tomorrow’s World

21st Century Cures Bill Addresses Antimicrobial Stewardship Concerns

Webinar Recap: Reviewing and Applying New NHSN 2015 Definitions

Five HAI Facts that Emphasize the Challenges of Infection Prevention

Electronic Surveillance for Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI): The Time Has Come!

Using a Gap Analysis Tool to Optimize Antimicrobial Stewardship

Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Guidelines: Who's on Your Team?

Webinar Preview: The Current State of Sterile Compounding

Infographic: Healthcare-Associated Infections Are Common and Deadly

How Infection Preventionists Better Their Programs with Surveillance

Tips on Gaining Support for Your Infection Prevention Program

The Noosh Letter: Paint the Ceiling

Sterile Compounding and the Evolving Regulatory Landscape

Infection Prevention Costs Associated with Inadequate HAI Surveillance

Clinical Corner: Can Infection Prevention Increase Your IQ?

Has Sterile Compounding Oversight Changed Since the Meningitis Outbreak of 2012?

Tips for the Infection Preventionist: Controlling the Transmission of Infectious Agents

The Role of the Infection Preventionist in Choosing an IP Solution

Infection Prevention: How to Reap the Benefits From Electronic Surveillance

Human Factors in Sterile Compounding Involving a Hospital Pharmacy

Using Big Data to Assess the Impact of NHSN Definition Changes on the Public Reporting of CAUTI

An Introduction to Antimicrobial Rapid Diagnostic Testing

Antibiotic Shortages Endanger Patients

Infection Prevention: Regulatory Drivers for Supporting the Adoption of Electronic Surveillance

A Case Study of USP 797 Compliance

How to Identify USP 797 Compliance Gaps within Your Cleanroom

Clinical Corner: Will Empiric Drug Therapy become a Thing of the Past?

Five Different Electronic Tools for USP 797 Compliance

Stopping Sepsis: The Power of Surveillance, Analytics and CDS

What to Include in an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Proposal

The Noosh Letter: Minding the Gap, Looking Right, and Blind Spots

Expanding the Role of Decision Support with Advanced Surveillance Technology

Three Antimicrobial Stewardship Metrics That Can Help Increase Funding

Using Penicillin Allergy Assessments to Decrease HAI Rates

A Better Prescription for Minimizing HAIs: Eight Components to High Performing Infection Prevention and Control Programs

The Future of Repackaged Avastin

Lessons Learned from an Ineffective Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

What C-Level Executives Need to Know About Antimicrobial Stewardship

Clinical Corner: The Evolving Role of the Healthcare Epidemiologist: Defining Boundaries to Improve Patient Care

A Successful Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Case Study

Antimicrobial Stewardship: 4 Mistakes Hospitals Make When Applying for Funding

Antibiotic Reporting Included in Proposed Meaningful Use Stage 3

The White House Develops Plan to Fight Superbug Infections

National Action Plan to Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria to Impact Hospitals

Six Steps to Reduce Hospital Pharmacy Costs

Antimicrobial Stewardship Success: Methods for Measuring and Reporting

CDPH Establishes Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative

California Mandates Enhanced Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs

Interpretation of Urine Cultures: Downstream Implications

The Noosh Letter: SOS, Shingles, and the V-Word

New Drugs for Bad Bugs: What the pharmacists needs to know about winning the war on antimicrobial resistance

Are You Ready for USP <800>?

Five Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Outcomes

Drawing Up a Business Case for an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

How An Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Can Help Hospitals Cut Costs

The Antimicrobial Stewardship Value Proposition

Clinical Corner: Do Hospital Preparedness Efforts After Ebola Have Relevance for a Measles Outbreak?

Infographic: Realize Notable Gains In Your Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Do Your Job: The Importance of Understanding and Complying with USP

How to Conduct an Antimicrobial Stewardship Gap Analysis

The Healthcare-Associated Infections Progress Report: A Louder Call to Action through Technology

‘Tis the Flu Season: What else should we know about it?

Improve Patient Outcomes and Cost Savings with Antimicrobial Stewardship

Five Ways to Improve Your Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Four Ways Surveillance Can Benefit Your Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Why Antimicrobial Stewardship Education is Essential for Your Hospital Team

Clinical Corner: Taking on ADEs – What’s the Future of Medication Safety?

How to Prevent the Emergence of MDROs in Healthcare Facilities

Six Advantages of Including Real-Time Surveillance in Your Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

How to Track and Report Antibiotic Use and Outcomes in an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

How to Assemble Key Members for an Antimicrobial Stewardship Team

Clinical Corner: Electronic Prevention - HAIs and Beyond - The Continuum of Electronic HAI Surveillance

The Importance of Leadership Commitment in Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs

Clinical Surveillance Decision Support Tools Used to Improve Antimicrobial Stewardship

Financial Penalties for Preventable Infections: An Incentive for Performance Improvement?

Lessons Learned from the Largest Fungal Meningitis Outbreak in United States History

Keys to Implementing Antimicrobial Stewardship in Your Hospital

3 Emerging Developments in Antimicrobial Stewardship

Why Sterile Compounding Can Make or Break Your Organization

The Role of the Infection Preventionist in Antimicrobial Stewardship

The Needs of Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Future

Clinical Corner: Is there a Pharmacy School Bubble?

How to Optimize Clinical Outcomes Through Appropriate Antimicrobial Use

4 Goals to Set for Antimicrobial Stewardship and How to Evaluate Them

Why Your Hospital Needs an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Eight Components of a High Performing Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

7 USP 797 Standards that are Important to Ensure Sterile Compounding

Establishing an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Important to Combating Antimicrobial Resistance

Components of USP 797 That Are Often Overlooked

Antimicrobial Stewardship: Implications for the Practice of an Infection Preventionist

What is Proposed USP 800 and Why It Should Matter to You

Sterile Compounding in the News

How to Ensure Your Pharmacy Adheres to USP 797 Compliance

7 USP 797 Clean Room Guidelines You Need to Know

Why Pharmacists are Being Held Accountable for USP 797 Compliance

What is USP 797 and How Software Can Keep You Compliant

Clinical Corner: By Executive Order: Strengthening the Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance

How To Stay Compliant with USP 797 Sterile Compounding

How Software Can Help You Follow USP 797 Guidelines

6 USP 797 Training Tips That Can Keep You Compliant

Five Challenges Facing Infection Preventionists

Key Members of Your Infection Prevention and Control Team

Infection Prevention Technologies You Should Know About

Clinical Corner: Algorithmic Detection of Healthcare-Associated Infections: The Future Direction of Surveillance

Benefits of Having an Infection Prevention Certification

How to Perform an Infection Prevention and Control Risk Assessment

What to Look for in Infection Prevention Surveillance Software

Why Developing a Relationship between Your IP and Pharmacy Teams is Important

Six Key Skills Every Infection Preventionist Needs

10 Key Components of a High-Performing Infection Prevention Program

What to Expect for Infection Prevention Reporting in 2015

Clinical Corner: Fluid Management in Sepsis Could Lead to an Increase in Acute Kidney Injuries

Changing Professions? The Evolving Role of the Infection Preventionist

What is USP 797 and How to Stay Compliant

10 Things to Look for from an Infection Control Vendor

Top Five Things that an Infection Prevention Director Should Know about Clinical Surveillance

Five Reasons You Need a High-Performing Infection Prevention Program

Clinical Corner: Hand Hygiene, Social Greetings, and Popular Culture: Handshakes out, Fist bumps in?

Clinical Corner: Antimicrobial Stewardship Spotlight: A focus on Appropriate Use Criteria

Clinical Corner: Intended and Unintended Consequences of Public Reporting

Clinical Corner: Pharmacy: Time to Look Ahead

Clinical Corner: Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship – A Natural Fit

Clinical Corner: The Impact of Drug Shortages on Patient Safety

Clinical Corner: Clinical Decision Support Systems Facilitate Improvements in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Clinical Corner: Leveraging Technology to Prevent Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI)

Clinical Corner: Measuring Clinical Impact of Your Inpatient Anticoagulation Program – What Are You Doing?

Clinical Corner: Through a New Lens: Use of Surveillance Data in Estimating Statewide HAI Costs

Clinical Corner: The Past, Present, and Future of Pharmacy

Clinical Corner: The First Step to Reducing Infection Risk: Evaluate Existing Infection Prevention Processes