For Immediate Release 08/05/2019
Integration allows both companies to improve antibiotic stewardship process for nursing homes
Orlando, FL – Today, Antibiotic Adjuvant, Inc, creator of SmartSteward, electronic infection control and antibiotic stewardship system, and Vista Clinical Diagnostics, a medical testing lab serving skilled nursing facilities, announced they are working in collaboration to improve antibiotic stewardship. The announcement occurred during the Florida Healthcare Association Conference and Expo.
“Implementing an effective antibiotic stewardship program in nursing homes is tough because most facilities don’t have access to infectious diseases expertise” says Guy LaTorre, CEO of SmartSteward. “SmartSteward analyzes the lab data and provides confidential physician feedback so doctors can improve their antibiotic prescribing habits” he added.
“The data within a lab result is very valuable to provide physicians and facilities with information on how to improve antibiotic prescriptions.” Davian Santana, CEO of Vista Clinical Diagnostics says about the integration. “As a leading provider of laboratory services, we are taking steps to have more actionable and relevant data for all our clients.” he added.
SmartSteward and Vista’s integration will allow skilled nursing facilities that are using both systems to have access to real-time data and provide insights and reports on how to improve antibiotic prescribing.
SmartSteward is an intelligent system for infection control and antibiotic stewardship. It streamlines data collection, establishes a 24/7 antimicrobial surveillance system, and provides confidential antibiotic prescribing physician feedback. SmartSteward delivers robust reporting tools for Infection Control Prevention Officers.
About Vista Clinical Diagnostics
Vista Clinical Diagnostics is a leading independent laboratory specializing in providing laboratory testing services for skilled nursing facilities. Vista’s complete menu of clinical laboratory testing capabilities, including Microbiology, Molecular Biology & Pathology allows physicians to develop effective care planning for optimal patient outcomes. The highest standard of quality testing is maintained through a vigorous quality assurance program including certification by the College of American Pathologists. Vista’s electronic connectivity solutions provide an efficient lab ordering and result delivery system including HL7 interface capabilities with the leading skilled nursing facilities EMR’s. Lab reporting features include monthly infection control, antibiogram reports and cost containment reports.
Antibiotic Adjuvant, Inc.
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