Developing antimicrobial stewardship programs using AI models to ensure optimal selection of antibiotics

  16 June 2020

One way to tackle the problem of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is the practice of antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASP).

These initiatives seek to prevent the overuse of antimicrobial agents and ensure optimal selection of antibiotics. A key priority at acute care hospitals in Singapore, led by ASP teams and supported by precise, comprehensive data, is to establish a clear prescribing methodology. However, the development of an effective ASP comes with several challenges and considerations, as Dr Vinod Seetharaman, Chief Medical Officer, Asia at DXC Technology shared from their recent collaboration with SGH.

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