Utilization of West Virginia Pediatric Medicaid Claims Data to Guide Outpatient Antimicrobial Stewardship Interventions.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

West Virginia consistently ranks in the top two nationally for per capita antibiotic prescription rates in both pediatric and adult outpatient populations. We present the first descriptive analysis evaluating outpatient prescription rates within the WV pediatric Medicaid population, which demonstrated significant antibiotic prescribing variability by provider type, specialty, and geography.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kilgore, JT; Lanata, MM; Willis, JM; McCarthy, MJ; Becker, JB; Evans, JE; Smith, MJ

Published Date

  • April 30, 2022

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 11 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 172 - 176

PubMed ID

  • 34939655

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2048-7207

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/jpids/piab125


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England