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November 18, 2015


Advisor Live® is a webinar series that provides discussion on timely topics and best
practices in healthcare.

Antimicrobial stewardship - Why now and how?

  Thursday, November 19, 2015, 12-1:30 p.m. ET

Join Premier's Advisor Live® free webinar series for a special Get Smart About Antibiotics Week presentation on Thursday, November 19 from 12-1:30 p.m. EST. This 90-minute webinar will discuss strategies and tools for implementing antimicrobial stewardship programs, including methods for measurement of antimicrobial use and resistance.

Join the activities and help share awareness of the threat of antibiotic resistance during Get Smart About Antibiotics Week November 16 - 22

Visit CDC's Get Smart Website for activities, events, resources, promotional materials, fact sheets and educational resources.


Gina Pugliese, Moderator RN, MS, vice president,
Premier Safety Institute ®

Arjun Srinivasan, MD, medical director of the CDC's Get Smart for Healthcare program, will highlight the national focus on antibiotic stewardship and reasons for the current urgency.

Michael Postelnick, RPh BCPS AQ, clinical manager and senior infectious diseases pharmacist for Northwestern Memorial Hospital, will share

Craig Barrett, PharmD ,BCPS, director safety solutions  for Premier, Inc., will present Premier's efforts to support hospitals in their quest for antimicrobial stewardship.


Clinicians, pharmacists, infection preventionists, laboratorians, risk managers, quality professionals, healthcare leaders and others who are interested are invited to participate in the live Q&A session with this expert panel. The event is open to the public.

Visit the Premier Safety Institute website for more tools and resources to assist with your Antimicrobial Stewardship programs.

Register for the webinar   


If you have questions, please email or call the Premier Solution Center at 877.777.1552.


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