Implementation of a clinical decision support system for antimicrobial stewardship

Elizabeth D. Hermsen, Trevor C. Vanschooneveld, Harlan Sayles, Mark E. Rupp

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Abstract

Clinical decision support systems (CDSSs) for antimicrobial stewardship require considerable human resources and financial investments. This pre-/postimplementation study evaluated the effect of a CDSS on performance of prospective audit with intervention and feedback and demonstrated an increase in interventions and recommendation acceptance countered by a substantial number of nonactionable alerts.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)412-415
Number of pages4
JournalInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Volume33
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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