A Clinical Decision Support System for an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

F. Palacios, M. Campos, J. M. Juarez, S. E. Cosgrove, E. Avdic, B. Canovas-Segura, A. Morales, M. E. Martínez-Nuñez, T. Molina-García, P. García-Hierro, J. Cacho-Calvo


The World Health Organization has declared that antimicrobial resistance is a major public health issue and one of the three greatest threats to human health. Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs, ASP, are institutional approaches to curb the threat of antimicrobial resistance, improve the safety of patients receiving antibiotics, and decrease antibiotic costs. Medical informatics in all areas, particularly the Electronic Health Record (EHR), has become a paradigm of modern medicine. An intelligent system integrated in EHR can play an important role in facilitating ASP activities. In this article we describe the experience of integration of a newly developed medical decision support system into an antimicrobial stewardship program in a mid-size hospital.


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Paper Citation

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Palacios F., Campos M., Juarez J., Cosgrove S., Avdic E., Canovas-Segura B., Morales A., Martínez-Nuñez M., Molina-García T., García-Hierro P. and Cacho-Calvo J. (2016). A Clinical Decision Support System for an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program . In Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2016) ISBN 978-989-758-170-0, pages 496-501. DOI: 10.5220/0005824904960501

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author={F. Palacios and M. Campos and J. M. Juarez and S. E. Cosgrove and E. Avdic and B. Canovas-Segura and A. Morales and M. E. Martínez-Nuñez and T. Molina-García and P. García-Hierro and J. Cacho-Calvo},
title={A Clinical Decision Support System for an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2016)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2016)
TI - A Clinical Decision Support System for an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
SN - 978-989-758-170-0
AU - Palacios F.
AU - Campos M.
AU - Juarez J.
AU - Cosgrove S.
AU - Avdic E.
AU - Canovas-Segura B.
AU - Morales A.
AU - Martínez-Nuñez M.
AU - Molina-García T.
AU - García-Hierro P.
AU - Cacho-Calvo J.
PY - 2016
SP - 496
EP - 501
DO - 10.5220/0005824904960501