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Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance Epidemiology

Vision

Improve patient safety by reducing the burden of antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections within the state of Indiana. 

Mission

  • Conduct surveillance and provide timely outbreak response for antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections.
  • Provide support and resources for antimicrobial stewardship programs across Indiana.
  • Educate healthcare workers, public health professionals, and the public about antimicrobial resistance, antimicrobial stewardship, and healthcare-associated infections.
  • Facilitate relationship building between and collaboration among state partners to create a stronger and more prepared Hoosier healthcare and public health community.

Antimicrobial Resistance (AR)

Antimicrobial Resistance

Contact:

DJ SHANNON, MPH

Antimicrobial Resistance Epidemiologist        

317.233.1306 office

317.234.2812 fax

DShannon1@isdh.in.gov

Antimicrobial Stewardship (AS)

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Contact:

DJ SHANNON, MPH

Antimicrobial Resistance Epidemiologist       

317.233.1306 office

317.234.2812 fax

DShannon1@isdh.in.gov

 

Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI)

Healthcare-Associated Infections

Contact:

RACHEL CATHEY, MPH

Healthcare-Associated Infections Epidemiologist

317.234.2805 office

317.234.2812 fax

RCathey@isdh.in.gov

HAI/AR/AS Resource Page

HAI/AR/AS Prevention Resources for patients and providers

The purpose of this page is to distribute provider- and patient-specific resources on the prevention of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), antimicrobial resistance (AR), antimicrobial stewardship (AS) and other infection prevention topics.

This webpage is the product of the collaboration of multiple Indiana healthcare organizations and initiatives.

 

 

Indiana AR Advisory Committee

Previous Committee Meeting Recordings Available Below:

HAI/AR/AS Monthly Webinars

Acute Care

Long-Term Care