Acute Care and Critical Access Honor Roll: One Health Antibiotic Stewardship Collaborative

Minnesota Antibiotic Stewardship Acute Care and Critical Access Honor Roll: Minnesota Antibiotic Stewardship

Application Process

Application

Facilities may apply at any time. Updates to the Honor Roll will be made quarterly.

  • Minnesota Antibiotic Stewardship Honor Roll Invitation (PDF)
    The Minnesota Hospital Association, Stratis Health, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control, the Collaborative Healthcare-Associated Infection Network, and the Minnesota One Health Antibiotic Stewardship Collaborative invite hospital partners to apply for recognition on the Honor Roll.

Step 1: Collect your information

Step 2: Fill out the application

Renewal Process

  • Honor Roll membership will be renewable annually. Renewal applications will be sent out one year after the initial online application was completed.
  • Renewal applications contain the responses from the initial application. Those renewing will review the initial information for accuracy and add all renewal application information on the same form.
    NOTE: Applicants are now able to upload their letters of commitment and antibiotic stewardship policies directly into their application.

Honorees are listed below.

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Gold Level

  • Gold Level hospitals are recognized for looking beyond their facility to practice antibiotic stewardship in a collaborative way.
    Collaborative activities are highlighted below.
  • Gold Level hospitals have also achieved Bronze and Silver Level requirements for commitment and action.

Current Minnesota Antibiotic Stewardship Acute Care and Critical Access Hospital Gold Level Honor Roll Honorees

Abbott Northwestern Hospital *

  • Physician Leader: Dan Anderson, MD
  • Pharmacist Leaders: Jessica Holt, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID and Krista Gens, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action:Hospital-wide, pharmacist-driven antibiotic stewardship program with daily review Monday-Friday of all patients not being followed by an infectious diseases providers. Implemented an Inpatient Antibiotic Reference with first line and second line options for common infectious disease states.
  • Highlighted Collaborative Activity:The Abbott Antibiotic Stewardship Program also provides remote services to four critical access hospitals within Allina Health (New Ulm, Owatonna, District One, and River Falls). Patients are reviewed Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at these sites and are available Monday-Friday for questions. A quarterly stewardship report is developed for these sites. The ID pharmacy leaders have collaborated with Children’s of Minnesota to create an Outpatient Antibiotic Reference Guide for pediatric patients.

Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center

  • Physician Leader: Justin Hartman, DO
  • Pharmacist Leader: Rachelle Kunde, PharmD, BCACP
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: Avera Marshall participates daily in a weekday video conference call that serves to connect Avera Health system-level physicians and pharmacists with pharmacists throughout the Avera system. Participants review patient cases together, helping local pharmacists assist providers in making antimicrobial treatment decisions.
  • Highlighted Collaborative Activity: Avera Marshall distributes CDC Get Smart patient education materials to local outpatient clinics, and provides long-term care facilities with nurse and provider education, resident and family education (e.g. family night, brochures), and pharmacist evaluation for antimicrobial appropriateness.

CentraCare Health—Sauk Centre

  • Physician Leader: Mari Thomas, MD
  • Pharmacist Leader: Dennis Heinen
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: Uses antimicrobial stewardship program in the hospital’s information system to monitor for drug-bug mismatches, drug-lab mismatches, and duplicate therapies.
  • Highlighted Collaborative Activity: The stewardship team works with CentraCare Health facilities to require antibiotic indication for certain antibiotics and with nursing homes to improve antibiotic stewardship for urinary tract infections and to monitor use of vancomycin in nursing home residents.

CHI St. Joseph's Health, Park Rapids

  • Physician Leader: Nathan Harris, MD
  • Pharmacist Leader: Jodi Behrens, PharmD
  • Other Leader: Wendy Gullicksrud, BSN, RN, CIC
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: Hospitalist and staff (including pharmacy) hold a daily (M-F) local Antimicrobial "Huddle" during the Discharge Planning meeting to confer about all patient issues. A pharmacist-driven automatic IV to PO policy was initiated in 2018.
  • Highlighted Collaborative Activity: CHI St. Joseph’s hosted a Sepsis and Antimicrobial Stewardship Lunch and Learn in which 35 different local community agencies/departments were invited, including nursing homes, assisted living facilities, clinics, hospice, and home care organizations. The program consisted of a presentation and open panel discussions in order to start a community discussion and is planned to be an annual event. The inaugural event served to establish relationships among organizations, and long-term care facilities are encouraged to use CHI St. Joseph’s as a resource for antibiotic stewardship consultation when needed.

Essentia Health St. Mary's Detroit Lakes

    • Physician Leader: John Belk, DO
    • Pharmacist Leader: Nicholas Helbling, PharmD, BCPS
    • Other Leader:Jackie McKenzie, RN, BSN
    • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: Essentia Health St. Mary’s Detroit Lakes Hospital requires indications for all antibiotic orders, and a pharmacist reviews all antibiotics daily. Medication use evaluation is conducted for specific broad-spectrum antibiotics.
    • Highlighted Collaborative Activity: Stewardship team members participate in the Local Collaborative for Antibiotic Stewardship Detroit Lakes, a pilot project supported by the Minnesota Department of Health. The collaborative membership includes acute care, long term care, and ambulatory care representatives from Sanford, Essentia, and Ecumen health systems. Goals of the collaborative include enhancing communication among facilities sharing patient populations, improving antibiotic stewardship within individual facilities and across care transitions, and engaging patients, families, and the public in antibiotic stewardship concepts and actions.

Fairview Ridges Hospital

  • Physician Leader: Steven Dittes, MD
  • Pharmacist Leader: Ronald Greenberg, PharmD, BCPS
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: A system-wide drug use evaluation was conducted for fluoroquinolones to identify opportunities to improve prescribing of this antibiotic class. Fairview Ridges has implemented several interventions, including revision of order sets for pneumonia, in which other agents are prioritized over fluoroquinolones.
  • Highlighted Collaborative Activity: Fairview Ridges explored, developed, and piloted an emergency department antibiotic weight-based protocol. Module development was a collaborative process, conducted through the Fairview System Antibiotic Subcommittee, and the protocol has been adopted for use in emergency departments throughout the Fairview System. Fairview Ridges will lead updates of the protocol, as new antibiotics are deployed, and is working on the next phase of the protocol development process, which would include a roll-out beyond emergency departments.

Fairview Southdale Hospital **

  • Physician Leader: Steven Dittes, MD
  • Pharmacist Leader: Emily Medcraft, PharmD, BCPS
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action:Conducted anti-infective drug use evaluations of fluoroquinolone drug class and ertapenem to characterize utilization and to inform action plans to guide appropriate utilization.
  • Highlighted Collaborative Activity: Fairview Southdale’s Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist has led the process of developing an antimicrobial stewardship electronic learning module for pharmacists, which has been deployed throughout the Fairview System and shared with HealthEast hospitals. Module development was a collaborative process, conducted through the Fairview System Antibiotic Subcommittee. Fairview Southdale will lead an annual update process for the educational module, and there is potential for the module to be shared more widely in Minnesota.

FirstLight Health System, Mora MN

  • Physician Leader: Brian Niskanen, MD and Matthew Allen, MD
  • Pharmacist Leader: Nicholas Giller PharmD, BCPS, BCOP
  • Other Leader: Cindy Teichroew, BSN, RN, CIC
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: Pharmacists evaluate appropriateness of antibiotic use in real-time for all inpatient, emergency department, and urgency service antibiotics.
  • Highlighted Collaborative Activity: FirstLight Health Systems tracks all C. diff. cases and provides feedback to local dental offices when C. diff. is associated with dental office antibiotic prescribing. The information technology (IT) pharmacist is part of a collaboration with other Allina-affiliated hospitals to improve antibiotic stewardship through improved IT.

Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare

  • Physician Leaders: Ralph Faville, MD and Emily Schaaf, MD
  • Pharmacist Leaders: Kristen Chisholm, Johnson Innis, and Fan Zhang
  • Other Leader: Tina Schlottman RN, BSN
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: Three times per week, pharmacist, infection prevention nurse, and ID physician meet for 30 minutes and discuss all inpatient antibiotics, including dose, frequency, duration, and cultures to ensure patients are on the correct antibiotic. Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare has developed facility-specific empiric antimicrobial guidelines.
  • Highlighted Collaborative Activity: Gillette is part of the regional Children's Hospitals' Solutions for Patient Safety Collaborative, focused on reducing harm by practicing antibiotic stewardship and preventing readmissions, serious safety events, and eleven specific hospital acquired conditions. Gillette reports event rates for C. difficile, CRE, MRSA bacteremia, VRE, and MDRO to CHSPS on a monthly basis, and these data are used to establish baselines for benchmarking processes.

Hennepin County Medical Center  *

  • Physician Leader: Rebecca Zadroga, MD
  • Pharmacist Leader: Aileen Ahiskali, PharmD
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: HCMC uses a Guide for Optimal Antibiotic Therapy (the GOAT), which is a guide that compiles treatment recommendations for the most common infection types. Recommendations are based on formulary, guidelines, and local expert opinion. The GOAT is housed on the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program portal of the institutional intranet and is highly regarded by staff and residents since its release. Many encourage peers to "go to the GOAT" when deciding how to appropriately select empiric/definitive therapy.
  • Highlighted Collaborative Activity: HCMC collaborates with the Minnesota Hospital Association on improving hospital acquired infections and antibiotic stewardship. This collaboration has the goal of data and idea sharing to further antibiotic stewardship principals across the state. HCMC shares outcomes data and participate in monthly phone calls with open discussion about struggles and successes in antibiotic stewardship practices and dealing with hospital acquired infections.

Lakewood Health System

  • Physician Leader: John Halfen, MD  
  • Pharmacist Leader: Nicole Nelson, PharmD, BCPS
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: Clinical Pharmacist-driven antimicrobial timeout, renal dose adjustment, and IV to PO conversion processes have been implemented.
  • Highlighted Collaborative Activity: Conducting an initiative based on education and protocol development that will improve prevention, identification, and treatment of urinary tract infections (UTI) across the service area of Lakewood Health System. A prospective review of UTI management in the ambulatory and care center settings was completed to inform this work.

LifeCare Medical Center

  • Physician Leader: Chibuike Anokwute
  • Pharmacist Leader: Gordon Streiff, PharmD
  • Other Leader: Jane Hirst, RN
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: A Pharmacy Obesity (Weight-Based) Dosing Protocol is in use for hospital inpatients. The protocol was developed by the Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee, reviewed and approved by the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and All Medical Staff Meeting.
  • Highlighted Collaborative Activity: LifeCare’s antibiogram, the Adult Urinary Tract Infection Treatment Algorithm Policy, and educational information on the resources, have been shared with local pharmacies, clinics, and nursing homes. LifeCare collaborates with the Roseau and Warroad Altru Clinic providers, local pharmacies, LifeCare’s Greenbush and Roseau Manors (nursing homes), and the Warroad Senior Living Center (nursing home, assisted living) by providing the latest antibiogram available from Altru Health system on the primary isolates identified for hospitals and clinics in NW Minnesota and NE North Dakota. In addition, LifeCare Hospital’s pharmacists are included in discharge planning or consultation for patients receiving local long-term care. In particular, attention is given to the use of the Adult Urinary Tract Infection Treatment Algorithm. 

Olmsted Medical Center

  • Physician Leader: Steven Adamson
  • Pharmacist Leader: Anna Baldwin
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: Retrospective audit of antibiotic prescribing for upper respiratory tract infection in the outpatient setting.
  • Highlighted Collaborative Activity: Olmsted Medical Center meets yearly with local long-term care facilities, home health nursing agencies, and outpatient pharmacy agencies to explain their OutPatient Antibiotic Therapy team (OPAT), monitoring processes, contact information, vascular access protocols, and updates on the antibiogram. They remain in contact with each organization weekly by fax and/or phone when sharing patients on antibiotics. OPAT patients are audited for outcomes management to ensure appropriate follow-up, resolution of infection, quality of life after treatment, and peer review of any complications. The antimicrobial stewardship team meets monthly or bi-monthly and outcomes are reviewed quarterly.

Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital * **

  • Physician Leader: Sadia Ali, MD
  • Pharmacist Leaders: Galina Shteyman, PharmD and Kelly Becicka, PharmD
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: Emergency Center Pharmacist Collaborative Practice Agreement is in place to support antibiotic stewardship and treatment decisions.
  • Highlighted Collaborative Activity: Through the Multi-hospital AMS Committee, antibiotic use and resistance data are shared with six enterprise hospitals. Emergency Center pharmacists follow up on all late culture results, optimizing therapy based on the collaborative practice agreement.

Regions Hospital * **

  • Physician Leader: Becca Peglow, MD
  • Pharmacist Leader: Mary Ullman
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: Prospective audit and feedback on broad spectrum antimicrobials is conducted five days each week by infectious disease pharmacist and discussed with infectious disease physician on rounds.
  • Highlighted Collaborative Activity: Working with outpatient clinics to develop a process to provide prescriber benchmarking regarding antimicrobial use for asymptomatic bacteriuria, uncomplicated UTI, and upper respiratory tract infections..

Rice Memorial Hospital

  • Physician Leader: Lucio Minces, MD
  • Pharmacist Leader: Nathan Goracke, PharmD
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: Daily antibiotic-use reports are reviewed by a clinical pharmacist for appropriateness, renal dosing, intravenous-to-oral transition, de-escalation, and other necessary interventions. Tracking antibiotic use in bronchitis patients is conducted in emergency and urgent care departments, with feedback to prescribers on inappropriate use.
  • Highlighted Collaborative Activity: The Rice Memorial Hospital infectious disease physician mentors and facilitates stewardship practices in four area facilities. These sites then benefit from the expertise of an infectious disease physician for protocol implementation, infection control, and consulting, among other stewardship initiatives.

Ridgeview Medical Center – Waconia

  • Physician Leader: Elliot Francke, MD
  • Pharmacist Leader: Kelly Kabat, PharmD
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: Ridgeview Medical Center – Waconia generates a daily report of all inpatients receiving antibiotics. The pharmacist reviews the report daily, clinical notes are added, and changes to therapy are discussed with the provider. Interventions are collected and reviewed at antibiotic stewardship meetings. Ridgeview Medical Center also has an automatic pharmacist driven IV to PO protocol and renal dosing protocol.
  • Highlighted Collaborative Activity: Ridgeview Medical Center – Waconia staff work closely with Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center-- Arlington staff on antimicrobial stewardship. The lead pharmacist at Sibley, a member of the antimicrobial stewardship committee, participates in Waconia’s every other week stewardship meetings. In addition, the pharmacists at both the Waconia and Sibley hospitals work together when needed to provide adequate antibiotic information during care transitions (i.e. from Waconia Ridgeview Medical Center inpatient to Sibley Medical Center swing bed).

Sanford Medical Center Thief River Falls

  • Physician Leader: Ashok Patel, MD
  • Pharmacist Leader: Donna Harlow, PharmD
  • Other Leader: Carla Szklarski
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: An assessment (“time-out”) is conducted at morning huddle for patients on antibiotics 48-72 hours after first administration.
  • Highlighted Collaborative Activity: Sanford Medical Center Thief River Falls has shared experience in establishing an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program with several other critical access hospitals. They were also invited to participate in a committee for the Sanford Enterprise to assist facilities to establish or expand an antimicrobial stewardship program.

University of Minnesota Medical Center * **

  • Physician Leader: Susan Kline, MD, MPH
  • Pharmacist Leader: Kimberly Boeser, PharmD., MPH, BCPS AQ-ID
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: The antibiotic stewardship team is on-call (8a-10p, 7d/week) for all blood cultures positive for Gram-negative bacteremia. A treatment algorithm, created with antibiogram data, is used to evaluate appropriateness of Gram-negative antibiotic therapy, ensure the patient is on treatment, or to rapidly narrow broad-spectrum therapy.
  • Highlighted Collaborative Activity: UMMC is collaborating with Fairview Home Infusion to improve inpatient to outpatient IV antimicrobial prescribing. This is an opportunity to improve the transitions of care of antimicrobial management by employing antimicrobial stewardship principles at the time of discharge and into the patient home infusion therapy.

Past Minnesota Antibiotic Stewardship Acute Care and Critical Access Hospital Gold Level Honor Roll Honorees

Bigfork Valley Hospital

  • Physician Leader: Eric Scrivner, MD
  • Pharmacist Leader: Sara Elioff, PharmD, RPh
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: Implemented clinical indication requirement for all new anti-infective orders, which has improved communication and facilitated prescribing appropriateness assessments. Data are presented quarterly at Pharmacy & Therapeutic Committee meetings for parenteral ceftriaxone, levofloxacin, and piperacillin/tazobactam.
  • Highlighted Collaborative Activity: Work closely with other rural Minnesota Critical Access Hospitals serviced by Bigfork Valley Hospital’s after-hours pharmacy provider. Pharmacy leaders discuss each facility’s antibiotic stewardship initiatives and share ideas and tools (e.g., DOT and Clinical Indication Tracker developed by Bigfork Valley’s pharmacist leader).

CentraCare Health-Paynesville

  • Physician Leader: Randy Nelson, MD
  • Pharmacist Leader: Kaitlyn Latour, PharmD
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: Developed and implemented several disease-specific order sets to encourage appropriate antibiotic use in inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Highlighted Collaborative Activity: The hospital pharmacy team also covers the clinic and nursing home. Nursing home staff and pharmacy staff collaborate to ensure that every antibiotic prescription has a stop date and appropriate dosing based upon indication, renal function, and patient allergies.  The nursing home has updated guidelines for appropriate UTI treatment, including symptom monitoring and urine collection methodology.

Children's Minnesota *

  • Physician Leader: William Pomputius, MD
  • Pharmacist Leader: Steve Grapentine, PharmD, BCPS
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: Implemented prescription-centric actions, including a 72 hour “antibiotic stop rule” for select broad spectrum antibiotics, indication requirement in pharmacy orders, and restriction of some antibiotics to infectious disease physician use.
  • Highlighted Collaborative Activity: Collaborated with Allina Health to develop the 2017 Allina Health and Children’s Minnesota Joint Pediatric Outpatient & ED Antibiotic Reference Guide For Children ≥ 2 months old. The reference provides guidance for 1st–3rd line antibiotics, including dose, frequency, and duration. The guideline is in use in Children’s Minneapolis and St. Paul ambulatory clinics, with future expansion to 12 affiliated primary care pediatric clinics.

Glacial Ridge Health System

  • Physician Leader: Roderick Brown, MD
  • Pharmacist Leader: Grace Hillesheim, PharmD
  • Other Leader: Jeanette Pasche, RN, CIC
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: Use NHSN for C. difficile tracking and MRSA bloodstream infections to evaluate impact of hospital stewardship interventions.
  • Highlighted Collaborative Activity: Participate in the Minnesota-Ohio Hospital Association Healthcare Improvement Innovation Network Antibiotic Stewardship/MDRO Collaborative.

Lakeview Hospital **

  • Physician Leader: Alison Wing, MD
  • Pharmacist Leader: Cindy Appleseth
  • Other Leader: Patty Willeman
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: Over 3,000 order sets have been updated to include a required field for antibiotic use indication.
  • Highlighted Collaborative Activity: Partnered with pharmacies across HealthPartners to update over 3,000 order sets to require an indication for all antibiotics prescribed in the hospital setting.

* This hospital has a Minnesota One Health Antibiotic Stewardship Collaborative work group member.
** This facility utilizes the NHSN Antibiotic Use and Antibiotic Resistance Module.

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Silver Level

  • Silver hospitals practice the following antibiotic stewardship actions:
    • Days of Therapy (DOT)-based antibiotic use tracking.
    • DOT reporting to the antibiotic stewardship team.
    • Antibiogram use (for hospitals with on-site diagnostic laboratory).
    • Patient, family, and public education about antibiotic use.
    • At least one additional antibiotic stewardship intervention.
      Intervention actions are highlighted below.
  • Silver Level hospitals have also achieved Bronze Level requirements for commitment.

Current Minnesota Antibiotic Stewardship Acute Care and Critical Access Hospital Silver Level Honor Roll Honorees

Cuyuna Regional Medical Center

  • Physician Leader: Abby Murray, MD
  • Pharmacist Leader: Justin Richards, PharmD
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: Cuyuna Regional Medical Center uses a pharmacist-driven extended-infusion piperacillin/tazobactam procedure. Providers and pharmacy staff review antimicrobials daily for discussion at bedside rounds. Pharmacy staff provide pharmacokinetic monitoring/dosing and utilize a renal dosing policy.

Fairview Lakes Medical Center

  • Physician Leader: David Milbrandt, MD
  • Pharmacist Leader: Jennifer Johnson, PharmD
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: The Antimicrobial Stewardship Team meets three times weekly to review any patients on restricted antimicrobials. A review of patient therapy is completed and recommendations are made directly to the attending provider. These recommendations are documented along with their acceptance or refusal.

HealthEast *

  • Physician Leader: Jason Wirtz, MD
  • Pharmacist Leader: Sherri Jobin, PharmD, BCPS
  • Other Leader: Mindy D. McFarren, MS, MT(ASCP), CIC
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: Indication requirements have been added for all antibiotic, antifungal, and antiviral agents. Antibiotic irrigations have been removed, where possible, in operating rooms, and policies are in place for IV to PO conversion and renal dosing.

Lake Region Healthcare

  • Physician Leader: Joshua Overgaard
  • Pharmacist Leader: Kayla Duberowski
  • Other Leaders: Terri Anderson, Infection Prevention Coordinator and Abby Drouillard, Quality and Patient Experience Director
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: Lake Region Healthcare tracks facility-wide antibiotic prescribing for bronchitis diagnoses. Providers are given blinded individual reports, and overall reports are shared with the Antibiotic Stewardship and Outpatient Committees.

Past Minnesota Antibiotic Stewardship Acute Care and Critical Access Hospital Silver Level Honor Roll Honorees

United Hospital  *

  • Physician Leaders: Ayesha Rashid, MD and Gary Kravitz, MD
  • Pharmacist Leader: Deb Klein
  • Other Leader: Kelsey Wick
  • Additional Antibiotic Stewardship Action: Pharmacist-level interventions are in place, including use of indication tabs for all antibiotic orders, automatic alerts for duplicative therapy and antibiotic-related drug-drug interactions, restriction of some antibiotics to infectious disease physician use.

* This hospital has a Minnesota One Health Antibiotic Stewardship Collaborative work group member.

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Bronze Level

  • Bronze Level hospitals have demonstrated facility-wide commitment to antibiotic stewardship by submitting:
    • Antibiotic stewardship policy or similar document.
    • Commitment letter from the facility CEO/COO or other relevant executive.
    • Names of the stewardship leaders.
    • Description of staff and clinical caregiver antibiotic stewardship education activities.

Current Minnesota Antibiotic Stewardship Acute Care and Critical Access Hospital Bronze Level Honor Roll Honorees

Fairview Northland Medical Center

  • Physician Leader: James Katter, MD
  • Pharmacist Leader: Mark Schindlbeck
  • Other Leader: Paul Loven, Infection Preventionist

Fairview Range Medical Center

  • Physician Leader: Tony Bastianelli, DO
  • Pharmacist Leader: Sara Madden, PharmD, MBA
  • Other Leader: Lisa Hesse, MLS CIC

Mille Lacs Health System

  • Physician Leader: Ranjita Adhikari, MD
  • Pharmacist Leader: Mo Hussan
  • Other leader: Vicki Engmark, BS, RRT, CIC

Renville County Hospital

  • Physician Leader: Kelsey Fisher, NP
  • Pharmacist Leader: Kjersha Naber

Tri-County Health Care

  • Physician Leader: Greg Smith, MD
  • Pharmacist Leader: Michelle Hinojos, PharmD
  • Other Leader: Cheryl Houselog, MT (ASCP)

Past Minnesota Antibiotic Stewardship Acute Care and Critical Access Hospital Bronze Level Honor Roll Honorees

Meeker Memorial Hospital

  • Physician Leader: Debra Peterson, Lucio Minces       
  • Pharmacist Leader: Kelly Larson

* This hospital has a Minnesota One Health Antibiotic Stewardship Collaborative work group member.

The Minnesota Antibiotic Stewardship Acute Care and Critical Access Honor Roll is supported by the Minnesota department of Health, Minnesota Hospital Association, Stratis Health, Association for Professionals in Infection Control, and promoted on behalf of the Collaborative Healthcare-Associated Infection Network.

Updated Tuesday, 06-Nov-2018 09:49:40 CST