Antibiotic Stewardship – Resources

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Improving healthcare quality for people living and working with Medicare Whether you’re providing healthcare or receiving it, in today’s environment it takes collective action to make healthcare better – safer, more accessible, more cost-effective. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will be rolling out new projects this fall, and we want you to …

Telligen QIN-QIO Support Pauses on July 17, 2019

Dear Telligen partners: We wanted to let you know about some important news that will affect the quality improvement support that Telligen provides to your organization as a Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO). As you may know, Telligen has been preparing for a new project cycle to continue to serve you as quality improvement …

Antibiotic Time-Out Checklist

The Antibiotic Time-Out Checklist, developed in February 2019, follows the SBAR format and is designed to guide antibiotic stewardship champions through time-out discussions with prescribing clinicians within 48-72 hours of antibiotic initiation.

Barrier Busters: Flu Edition – for Nursing Homes, Home Health and Care Coordination

Flu season is always just around the corner! Join Telligen for a roundtable discussion recorded in October 2018 with Dr. Paul Mulhausen, MD, MHS, Dr. Gregory Gahm, MD, MS, FACP and Misty Kevech, RN, MS to learn strategies to overcome vaccination barriers across nursing home, home health and primary care settings. The discussion addresses vaccination …

Utilizing EHRs in Antibiotic Stewardship

In this Telligen webinar recorded in May 2018, learn how to effectively use electronic health records (EHRs) to track and monitor antibiotic prescribing at your facility.

Patient-Provider Talk: Addressing the Elephant in the Exam Room

This Telligen webinar recorded in July 2018 addresses the varying perspectives that exist between patients and providers about antibiotic treatment and immunizations that sometimes go unaddressed.  

Antibiotic Awareness Week Toolkit

U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week is an annual one-week observance that gives participating organizations an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of appropriate antibiotic use to combat the threat of antibiotic resistance. Be Antibiotics Aware, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) educational effort, complements U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week with up-to-date information to help …

Antibiotic Stewardship Communication Strategies

This Telligen QIN-QIO tool posted in July 2018 has specific examples of communication strategies that clinicians can use when discussing antibiotic use with their patients.

Telligen Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship Honor Roll

Healthcare providers on the Telligen honor roll have implemented all four Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Core Elements of Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship, demonstrating commitment to improve the quality of patient care, slow the development of community antibiotic resistance and reduce adverse drug events caused by unnecessary use of antibiotics. View the complete lists …

Signs of Infection and Sepsis at Home-Stoplight Tool

Sepsis can lead to tissue damage, organ failure and death. This patient education tool from Sutter Health breaks down sepsis signs and symptoms into “green,” “yellow,” and “red” zones. Consider offering this tool to patients and families before discharge to help prevent infection at home.