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SafetyShare® newsletter brought to you by the Premier Safety Institute®
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
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
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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