Antibiotic Stewardship Program: Publications

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Blueprint, Summer 2017

Publication Date: 08.01.2017

An introduction to incoming UHF President Tony Shih, tributes to retiring UHF President Jim Tallon, Jim’s look back at the major trends in health care during his tenure, and more.

Quality Collaborative, Spring 2017

Publication Date: 06.02.2017

Blueprint, Spring 2017

Publication Date: 04.24.2017

UHF’s Partnerships for Early Childhood Development initiative links primary care and social services agencies to identify and address social determinants of health that pose particular risks to children 5 and under. Also in this issue: the upending of a historic federal-state partnership on Medicaid; enlisting health care in preventing homelessness; the latest class of Clinical Quality Fellows; engaging family caregivers before patients’ hospital discharge; and much more.

Building a More Effective Health Care System for Every New Yorker

Publication Date: 12.07.2016

This year’s annual report focuses on how UHF’s initiatives are addressing the challenges of a changing health care landscape and having a real impact on the quality, accessibility, affordability, and patient experience of health care.

New York State’s “Get Smart” Campaign

Publication Date: 11.16.2016
Author: Emily Lutterloh, MD, MPH

A presentation from the webinar “New York State’s ‘Get Smart’ Campaign,” held on November 16, 2016. 

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Outpatient Facilities

Publication Date: 10.06.2016
Author: Guillermo V. Sanchez, PA-C, MPH

Webinar presentation on effective interventions to improve outpatient antibiotic prescribing.

Quality Collaborative, Fall 2015

Publication Date: 11.20.2015

The fall issue of Quality Collaborative features the first update since the launch of our Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, which is helping metropolitan-area hospitals to establish or improve their antibiotic management practices.

Quality Collaborative, Spring 2015

Publication Date: 05.26.2015

This issue highlights a new program focused on the next generation of antibiotic resistance—working with predominantly metropolitan-area hospitals to assess current practices, barriers to optimal antibiotic use, and the need for stewardship programs.

Antimicrobial Stewardship Toolkit

Publication Date: 09.30.2011
Author: Greater New York Hospital Association/United Hospital Fund

This toolkit is intended to provide a basic framework for developing and implementing an antimicrobial stewardship program at a hospital or long term care facility. 

Quality Collaborative, Fall 2010

Publication Date: 10.13.2010

This issue offers two different perspectives on one of the hot-button topics of our day—reducing avoidable hospital readmissions. In one, a CEO discusses her hospital’s decade-long approach, while in the other, GNYHA and the United Hospital Fund outline our multi-pronged strategy to work with providers throughout the region. Another article focuses on two of our initiatives to help hospitals better manage their use of antibiotics as a key to preventing avoidable infections. And an academic medical center’s chief quality officer discusses the importance of our Clinical Quality Fellowship Program, which is training the next generation of quality improvement and patient safety leaders.

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