Easy to use tool for satisfying new Medicare requirements
On the heels of the National Quality Partners (NQP) PlaybookTM on
Stewardship in Acute Care, the National
Quality Forum is excited to launch the next version of the NQP PlaybookTM:
Antibiotic Stewardship in Post-Acute and
As an added benefit, NQF members receive a 50% discount on the National Quality Partners (NQP) PlaybookTM: Antibiotic Stewardship in Post-Acute and
Crafted with input from more than 50 key experts and stakeholders, this
NQP PlaybookTM includes solutions to the challenges that post-acute
and long-term care facilities face when implementing antibiotic stewardship.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),
nearly 75 percent of the antibiotics in nursing homes are prescribed
To address this issue, the Centers for Medicare &
Medicaid Services (CMS) updated its conditions of participation for long-term
care facilities to include requirements related to antibiotic stewardship.
These requirements will come into effect at the end of 2018.
The playbook compiles the many antibiotic stewardship resources
available into one, easy to use tool for use in satisfying the new requirements
and building an effective and comprehensive program.
To learn more, purchase this must-have resource in the NQF Store or purchase it at a 50% discount as an NQF Member.
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