Method to the madness: Impact of method of contact on intervention acceptance rates for antimicrobial stewardship interventions.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 May 04;:1-3
Authors: Stevens RW, Fjeld HD, Cutchins C, Westley BP
We retrospectively evaluated antimicrobial stewardship program (ASP) interventions over a 63-month period. We compared acceptance rates for those interventions communicated telephonically versus those communicated with a temporary note left in the electronic medical record. Telephonic communication produced superior acceptance rates overall and when analyzed by intervention type and provider.
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