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Antibiotic Stewardship

Clinical briefs for Monday, March 15

Bill McGinley retiring as ACHCA president and CEO … Antibiotic use spikes in nursing homes during pandemic … Pharmacists put squeeze on FDA to allow more usage from vaccine vials … AMDA’s foundation announces Medical Director of the Year and distinguished service awards … Two new diabetes drugs may work better for Asian people … CDC’s latest coronavirus tracker data shows racial disparities in cases, deaths … Majority of Americans support restricting travel, workplace to vaccinated people … Convalescent plasma strikes out as COVID treatment

PointClickCare adds antibiotic stewardship function

Senior care software provider PointClickCare has added antibiotic stewardship functionality to its Infection Prevention & Control solution, enabling staff to optimize the use of antibiotic agents via best practice guidelines — and avoid building resistance. The commercial release of Infection Prevention & Control workflow is designed to help customers manage and control the spread of infection…

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