Estimated Clinical and Economic Impact of Reducing Blood Culture Contamination

Event Date: Aired on March 19, 2019
Event Location: Available On Demand
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Topic

Estimated Clinical and Economic Impact of Reducing Blood Culture Contamination

Speaker

Kevin W. Garey, PharmD, MS
Professor and Chair
University of Houston College of Pharmacy


Attend this 60-minute program and you will learn:

  • The clinical and economic impact associated with a false-positive blood culture
  • The direct and indirect costs associated with a single false-positive blood culture event
  • The expected cost savings per averted blood culture contamination event and blood culture draw with routine use of Steripath in the ED of a quaternary care medical center
  • 60 minute webinar hosted by the American Hospital Association Health Forum