Optimizing Antimicrobial Prescribing Using a Personalized Antibiogram

Optimizing Antimicrobial Prescribing Using a Personalized Antibiogram

Antibiotic resistance is an increasing at an alarming rate and poses a huge financial burden on healthcare costs. In this video, 2017 Penn Center for Precision Medicine Accelerator Fund recipient, Keith Hamilton, MD, provides an overview of his team’s effort to monitor patients receiving antibiotics through a smartphone app that offers a precise profile of patients response to antibiotics to ensure efficacy, decrease antibiotic resistance and reduce hospital readmissions. Dr. Hamilton is Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Penn Medicine.

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July 19, 2017

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