Dr. Shaw of Wilson Medical Center Discusses the NCDHHS STAR Partners Initiative, Antimicrobial Stewardship, and the Importance of Diagnostics

By the bioMérieux Connection Editors Interviewing: Christian M. Shaw, PharmD., BCPS, Clinical Coordinator for the Pharmacy Department at Wilson Medical Center, A Duke LifePoint Hospital Historically, awareness of antimicrobial resistance has been lower than for other health threats, such as cancer or heart disease. However, the threat that antimicrobial resistance poses to human health is …

Cloud Computing & Machine Learning Can Help Advance Antimicrobial Stewardship

Antimicrobial resistance is a crisis that we must tackle with technologies built specifically to address its unique challenges. Clinical informatics software can play an important role in providing hospitals and labs with infectious disease data and insights, including visibility to the value and role of diagnostic tools in supporting antimicrobial stewardship.