Antibiotic resistance has led to an estimated 2 million infections and 23,000 deaths each year in the United States. Overuse and misuse of antibiotics has led to a global health crisis.
Antibiotic stewardship programs in outpatient settings help fight the spread of antibiotic resistance. Telligen aligns our services with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Core Elements of Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship to help you develop your own outpatient antibiotic stewardship program.
- Facilitates commitment and buy-in from staff and leadership to adopt outpatient antibiotic stewardship guidelines.
- Helps narrow your scope and identify your areas of focus with examples of policies and best-practices from thought leaders.
- Introduces antibiotic stewardship tracking and reporting tools specific to your care setting.
- Spreads education and expertise through a supportive network of industry experts and peers who know your challenges and offer solutions.
Download our fact sheet (below) to learn more about this healthcare quality improvement work.
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