In addition to using the Project ECHO™ model for sharing knowledge, we also work to demonstrate how our collaboration has improved antimicrobial use in South Carolina.
A Look into the Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative of South Carolina
An excellent summary of the work of ASC-SC
Hana R. Winders, Pamela Bailey, Joseph Kohn, Carmen M. Faulkner-Fennell, Sara Utley, Evan Lantz, Lloyd Sarbacker, Julie Ann Justo, P. Brandon Bookstaver, Sharon Weissman, Hannah Ruegner, Majdi N. Al-Hasan. Change in Antimicrobial Use During COVID-19 Pandemic in South Carolina Hospitals: A Multicenter Observational Cohort Study. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 2021; 58(6):106453.
Mariam Younas, Julie Royer, Sharon B Weissman, Hana R Winders, Sangita Dash, P Brandon Bookstaver, Julie Ann Justo, Katie S Waites, Linda Bell, Majdi N Al-Hasan. Clostridioides difficle infection and antibiotic prescription rates in the community: Explaining the gender gap. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 2021; 42(5):622-624.
John G Plante, Hana R Winders, P Brandon Bookstaver, Majdi N Al-Hasan, Julie Ann Justo, Katie S Waites, Sharon Weissman. Regional and statewide antibiograms as targeted interventions against antibiotic resistance. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 2021; 42(4):503-505.
Hana R Winders, Julie Royer, Mariam Younas, Julie Ann Justo, P Brandon Bookstaver, Sharon B Weissman, Linda Bell, Katie S Waites, John Plante, Majdi N Al-Hasan. Temporal trends in ambulatory antibiotic prescription rates in South Carolina: Impact of age, gender and resident location. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 2020; 41(8):879-82.
Mariam Younas, Julie Royer, Sharon B Weissman, Katie S Waites, Sangita Dash, Hana Rac, P Brandon Bookstaver, Julie Ann Justo, Linda Bell, Anton Maki, Majdi N Al-Hasan. Burden of community-associated Clostridioides difficle infection in southeastern United States: a population-based study. Infection. 2019; 48 (1): 129-132.
Majdi N Al-Hasan, Hana Rac Winders, P Brandon Bookstaver, Julie Ann Justo. Direct Measurement of Performance: A New Era in Antimicrobial Stewardship. Antibiotics. 2019; 8 (3): 127.
Elizabeth G Ramsey, Julie Royer, P Brandon Bookstaver, Julie Ann Justo, Joseph Kohn, Helmut Albrecht, Majdi N. Al-Hasan. Seasonal variation in antimicrobial resistance rates of community-acquired Escherichia coli bloodstream isolates. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 2019; 54 (1): 1-7.