Describes metrics that state Medicaid and public health agency partners can use to evaluate and target opportunities to improve antibiotic prescribing practices.
Highlights how Nebraska’s Medicaid and public health agencies worked together to promote the judicious use of antibiotics in outpatient settings with the goal of reducing inappropriate antibiotic prescribing.
Details guidance on implementing and expanding antibiotic stewardship programs in a variety of clinical settings.
Houses an extensive library of materials to promote infection prevention among consumers and health care professionals.
Includes information and resources about a national effort to help fight antibiotic resistance and improve antibiotic prescribing and use.