Acute Care Hospital Toolkit

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s Acute Care Hospital Toolkit explains the four moments of antibiotic decision making and has tools to support their implementation and improve prescribing.

2017 HICPAC-CDC Guideline for Prevention of Surgical Site Infection: What the i…

In the FALL 2017 Prevention Strategist, the authors state: “In spite of an increasing focus on SSI reduction efforts and overall lower infection rates, the stakes remain high for all patients having surgery. Approximately 55 percent of SSI cases may be preventable with appropriate implementation of evidence-based strategies.” Find out what’s new and what you need to know about preventing SSIs in this article.

Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States 2019 (PDF)

CDC. Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States, 2019. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, CDC; 2019.