Improved rates of antimicrobial stewardship interventions following implementation of the Epic antimicrobial stewardship module

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Aug;39(8):980-982. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.130. Epub 2018 Jun 28.


We evaluated the impact of the Epic antimicrobial stewardship module (EAM) on the number of interventions, antimicrobial usage, and clinical outcomes. Use of the EAM allowed us to significantly increase the number of ASP antimicrobial reviews and interventions while maintaining a sustained impact on antimicrobial utilization.

Publication types

  • Evaluation Study

MeSH terms

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use*
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship / methods*
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship / statistics & numerical data*
  • Chicago
  • Decision Support Systems, Clinical
  • Drug Utilization*
  • Humans
  • Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
  • Medical Audit
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Tertiary Care Centers
  • United States


  • Anti-Bacterial Agents