Children's National study ties telehealth to better antibiotic stewardship

A telehealth platform that includes clinical decision support tools can help care providers reduce inappropriate antibiotic prescribing rates, according to a study conducted at Children’s National Hospital.

The study, published this week in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, found that providers using a virtual care platform with real-time access to their own prescribing statistics as well as practice-wide statistics reduced their prescribing rates.

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