1. National Healthcare Safety Network
2. Infection Preventionist(s)
3. multidrug-resistant organism
4. Adverse Drug Event(s)
5. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
6. healthcare-associated infection
7. clostridium difficile
8. Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
9. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
10. Infection Preventionist
11. electronic medication administration record
12. electronic medical record
13. electronic health record
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