ID empowers the Infection Preventionist with comprehensive infection-related reporting in real time, answering the questions “who has what” and “how are we doing?”
No. The biggest adjustment an IP will face is what to do with the time saved and information generated by ID.
McGeer surveillance criteria is used by most Skilled Nursing Facilities to provide comparable analysis across the board. NHSN also uses McGeer criteria as a foundation for their reporting.
Improving prescribing habits can improve facility resistance and have a positive impact on the infection trends and patient outcomes.