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Antibiotic Stewardship

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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