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Antibiotic Stewardship Honor Roll Recognizes LeadingAge MN Members at Gold and Silver Level

On October 1, 2019 by Sue Boyd

23 LeadingAge Minnesota members have been recognized on the Minnesota Antibiotic Stewardship Honor Roll for their commitment to antibiotic stewardship from the highest levels of administration to prescribers and caregivers.  

New Resources and Tools You Can Customize: Antibiotic Stewardship Programs

On July 2, 2019 by Sue Boyd

For long-term care infection preventions, sometimes the hardest part of Antibiotic Stewardship is just getting started. Minnesota One Health Antibiotic Stewardship Collaborative has posted new resources and tools to support Antibiotic Stewardship in Long-Term Care on the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) website.  

Call for Nominations – 2019 CHAIN Award for Excellence

On June 18, 2019 by Sue Boyd

Are you doing great work to reduce the incidence of healthcare-associated infections or combat antibiotic resistance? If so, CHAIN would like to hear about it and recognize your excellent work with its 2019 Award of Excellence. Examples of great work include:  

Long-Term Care Takes a Lead Role on Antibiotic Stewardship

On November 28, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

Nearly 40 hospitals and long-term care settings across Minnesota earned a shout out from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) for contributing to antibiotic stewardship efforts beyond their walls. 

Inaugural Long-Term Care Antibiotic Stewardship Honor Roll Honorees Announced

On June 4, 2018 by Julie Apold

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) recently announced the inaugural list of organizations honored for their demonstrated commitment to antibiotic stewardship. Congratulations to the following LeadingAge Minnesota members who were recognized for their efforts on this important topic: 

MDH Announces Long-Term Care Antibiotic Stewardship Honor Roll

On January 2, 2018 by Julie Apold

A new honor roll from the Minnesota One Health Antibiotic Stewardship Collaborative will recognize providers of long term services and supports for their efforts to encourage antibiotic stewardship commitment, improvement and collaboration.  

Recap of 2017 Antibiotic Stewardship Conference Available as Webinars

On September 13, 2017 by Julie Apold

If you were unable to attend the March 2017 Antibiotic Stewardship in Long Term Care Conference, the conference sessions will be presented through a series of webinars on Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25 and Nov. 1.  

MDH Shares Survey Data and Other Information During Statewide Call

On July 19, 2017 by Jonathan Lips

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) held a statewide regulatory call for care centers on July 17 and provided updates on commonly-cited deficiencies and other topics. Here are highlights from the call: 

Implementing an Effective Antibiotic Stewardship Program

On February 14, 2017 by Julie Apold

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requires that Medicare-certified nursing homes implement an antibiotic stewardship program by Nov. 28, 2017. There are two upcoming opportunities to participate in activities that support the implementation of an effective stewardship program.

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