A New Arena for Reducing Antibiotic Misuse: Outpatient Care

United Hospital Fund's Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship Initiative-an effort to improve antibiotic prescribing practices, notable for its focus on the outpatient setting-is the subject of an item in the GrantWatch section of the Health Affairs Blog. "A New Arena for Reducing Antibiotic Misuse: Outpatient Care," written by UHF staff members Hillary Jalon and Anne-Marie Audet, MD, describes the groundbreaking initiative, in which 24 hospital-based practices at eight hospitals and health systems across the metropolitan area are participating.

 
Published
March 24, 2016
Focus Area
Clinical-Community PartnershipsQuality and Efficiency
Initiatives
Quality Institute