Our facility or practice hereby joins HealthInsight's Get Smart initiative to incorporate the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Core Elements of Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship into the treatment of our patients.
Through participation in this initiative, HealthInsight will support our organization in:
- Creating or improving our culture of patient safety through implementation of an antibiotic stewardship program.
- Networking with local and national experts who collaborate on antibiotic stewardship initiatives.
- Accessing technical assistance and innovative tools and resources that will help us implement an outpatient antibiotic stewardship program.
- Learning from other participants through opportunities to network and share successful practices.
- Aligning with other stakeholders who are implementing antibiotic stewardship programs.
- Participating in free educational opportunities such as conferences and webinars.
We agree to:
- Incorporate the CDC Core Elements of Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship into our facility's infection prevention and control program and remain active through July 2019.
- Identify a staff champion who will oversee activities at the point of care.
- Permit HealthInsight to disclose our participation in this initiative.