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Certifying Official:    Director, Division of Budget Formulation
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Cost of Antimicrobial Use Errors

1 recipient will receive $149,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: n/a
Description: The objectives of this project are to: develop an innovative computer-assisted two-step retrospective case vignette formation/expert review method for ascertaining inpatient antimicrobial use errors; apply this method to a cohort of inpatients receiving antimicrobials on internal medicine wards of an urban teaching hospital; demonstrate that this method of ascertaining antimicrobial use errors can be performed with an acceptable level of efficiency and reproducibility; measure per-patient hospitalization costs of antimicrobial recipients, and excess costs associated with antimicrobial use errors.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Hekoen Institute LLC on behalf of Cook County Bureau of Health Services (36-2244897) $149 Program Management Other (non-profit research institute)
2100 West Harrison
Suite 215
Chicago, IL
  Comment: Hekoen Institute is the grant administrator
Source: Appropriations Statute
Reference: Public Law 108-447
Location: Specific location of the Earmark within the uploaded PDF - either a crosscutting PDF or an earmark-specific PDF. Must include the page number and line number
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $150,000 is available for Cook County Bureau of Health Services in Chicago, Illinois for the Antibiotic Resistance Program

Citation Comment: n/a

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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