President's Awards | Antimicrobial Therapy Monitoring Service
2011 President's Award for Excellence winner. Providence Health & Services. The antibiotic stewardship program at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett addressed appropriate selection, dosing, routing and duration of antimicrobial therapy through weekday rounding and chart review by a dedicated pharmacist following up with the infectious disease physician to identify cases with potential for improvement. In the program's first year, antimicrobial costs decreased by $535,000 and antibiotic associated complications decreased 35%.