Improve long-term patient outcomes with focused care and reduced rates of infection
Reduction in the amount of prescribed medication often leads to optimal clinical outcomes and helps ensure that patients are not hospitalized longer than needed.
Skilled nursing facilities are graded on patient outcome results and antibiotic overuse can lead to organ failure requiring prolonged hospitalization and overall poor outcome. In addition, facilities are often left to pay for medical expenses as a result of medical conditions acquired at the facility.
The Arkstone Antimicrobial Stewardship Program helps minimize toxicity and other adverse events such as renal failure, bone marrow suppression & hepatotoxicity.