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New antimicrobial order-sets started Dec. 13

17 Dec 2023

Watch click-by-click instructions to order

By: Danielle Britt, PharmD, infectious diseases pharmacist

New antimicrobial order-sets are now available at Salem Hospital! These order-sets replace existing panels and/or add ordering content for previously undefined disease states within Epic, in accordance with the 2023 to 2024 Salem Health Adult Inpatient Infectious Diseases Treatment Guideline.

These order-sets went live on Dec. 13:

  • Inpatient adult sepsis
  • Inpatient adult pneumonia
  • Abdominal infection
  • Central nervous system (CNS) infection
  • Inpatient soft skin and tissue infection (SSTI)
  • Urinary tract infection (UTI)

For more information, click here to watch the silent recordings, which take you click-by-click through the new decision tree format within each order set.

Order-specific questions yield different responses and day supply recommendations whenever appropriate:

Questions? Email the pharmacy informatics team or Danielle Britt, PharmD, infectious diseases pharmacist.