If You Expect Your EHR to Automatically Integrate with Your ASP, Guess Again

The era of mandatory antimicrobial stewardship for hospitals and nursing homes is now upon us. The Joint Commission’s, “New Antimicrobial Stewardship Standard: Applicable to Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals” and, “New Antimicrobial Stewardship Standard: Applicable to Nursing Care Centers”1 went into effect as of January 1, 2017. Although many facilities are playing catch-up and are …