Antibiotic Stewardship Program: Publications

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Antibiotic Prescribing for Acute Respiratory Infections in New York City: A Model for Collaboration

Publication Date: 09.25.2018
Author: Joan Guzik, Gopi Patel, Pooja Kothari, Misha Sharp, Belinda Ostrowsky, and the UHF Outpatient ASP Collaborative Team

Overview of a collaborative effort assessing the status of antibiotic prescribing in the ambulatory setting for adult patients with acute respiratory infections in New York City.

Blueprint, Summer 2018

Publication Date: 07.31.2018

Our cover story looks at the critical importance of health insurance coverage and access to care—and UHF’s role in supporting major advances and analyzing impending threats in New York State; Tony Shih considers whether asking if health care is improving is really the right question; Partnerships for Early Childhood Development moves on to improving referral and feedback processes for connecting at-risk children and families with needed services; UHF initiatives analyze and target antibiotic misprescribing and a host of other quality improvement challenges; a new report posits “shared services” as a way to help small primary care practices become medical homes; and much more.

The Right Prescription: Assessing Potentially Inappropriate Use of Antibiotics Among New York’s Medicaid Population

Publication Date: 06.22.2018
Author: Misha Sharp, Kacie Dragan, and John Billings

To examine potentially inappropriate antibiotic prescribing in New York State’s Medicaid program and aid targeted reduction efforts, this Medicaid Institute brief reviews antibiotic prescriptions for Medicaid beneficiaries following acute respiratory infections.

Annual Report 2017: Quality and Efficiency

Publication Date: 02.14.2018

A Look Back—and Ahead: UHF’s Annual Report

Publication Date: 02.14.2018

UHF’s latest annual report highlights our work over the past year to build a more effective health care system for all New Yorkers.

Quality Collaborative, Fall 2017

Publication Date: 11.08.2017

The cover story of this issue reports on an intensive effort training nursing home staff in setting up and sustaining antibiotic stewardship programs.

Blueprint, Summer 2017

Publication Date: 08.01.2017

An introduction to incoming UHF President Tony Shih, tributes to retiring UHF President Jim Tallon, Jim’s look back at the major trends in health care during his tenure, and more.

Quality Collaborative, Spring 2017

Publication Date: 06.02.2017

Blueprint, Spring 2017

Publication Date: 04.24.2017

UHF’s Partnerships for Early Childhood Development initiative links primary care and social services agencies to identify and address social determinants of health that pose particular risks to children 5 and under. Also in this issue: the upending of a historic federal-state partnership on Medicaid; enlisting health care in preventing homelessness; the latest class of Clinical Quality Fellows; engaging family caregivers before patients’ hospital discharge; and much more.

Building a More Effective Health Care System for Every New Yorker

Publication Date: 12.07.2016

This year’s annual report focuses on how UHF’s initiatives are addressing the challenges of a changing health care landscape and having a real impact on the quality, accessibility, affordability, and patient experience of health care.

New York State’s “Get Smart” Campaign

Publication Date: 11.16.2016
Author: Emily Lutterloh, MD, MPH

A presentation from the webinar “New York State’s ‘Get Smart’ Campaign,” held on November 16, 2016. 

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Outpatient Facilities

Publication Date: 10.06.2016
Author: Guillermo V. Sanchez, PA-C, MPH

Webinar presentation on effective interventions to improve outpatient antibiotic prescribing.

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Outpatient Facilities

Publication Date: 05.12.2016
Author: Belinda Ostrowsky, MD, MPH, Priya Nori, MD, and Gopi Patel, MD

An overview of outpatient antimicrobial stewardship, antibiotic prescribing rates in different contexts, and examples of successful interventions to improve antibiotic prescribing.

Quality Collaborative, Fall 2015

Publication Date: 11.20.2015

The fall issue of Quality Collaborative features the first update since the launch of our Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, which is helping metropolitan-area hospitals to establish or improve their antibiotic management practices.

Quality Collaborative, Spring 2015

Publication Date: 05.26.2015

This issue highlights a new program focused on the next generation of antibiotic resistance—working with predominantly metropolitan-area hospitals to assess current practices, barriers to optimal antibiotic use, and the need for stewardship programs.

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