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Badge showing advanced partnership for antimicrobial stewardship

November 30, 2019

Antibiotic time-out scale up, pediatric appendicitis study featured in 2019 CASP Newsletter

The Carolina Antimicrobial Stewardship Program 2019 Annual Newsletter features updates on its efforts, including: Renewed recognition from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services: NC DHHS renewed UNC Medical Center’s Advanced Level 2 Antibiotic Stewardship STAR Partner Facility rating for a second year, in recognition of its comprehensive antimicrobial stewardship program. UNCMC is …

NC STAR Partners Certificate

November 20, 2018

State of NC recognizes UNC Hospitals’ Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

The University of North Carolina Medical Center (UNCMC) was awarded Advanced STAR Partner Status for antimicrobial stewardship as part of the STewardship of Antimicrobial Resources (STAR) Partners Initiative through the State of North Carolina Surveillance for Healthcare-Associated Infections and Resistant Pathogens Patient Safety (NC SHARPPS) Program. UNCMC is the only hospital in the Triangle region …

world map showing number of challenge participants by country

October 1, 2018

UNC Medical Center takes the CDC Antimicrobial Resistance Challenge

UNC’s Carolina Antimicrobial Stewardship Program has partnered with UNC Medical Center’s Infection Prevention Program to join the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Challenge. “The AMR Challenge is a way for governments, private companies, and non-governmental organizations worldwide to make formal commitments that further the progress against antimicrobial resistance,” according the CDC. …