The key to Infection Control and Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship is better identification of actual infectious agents.
Sterisis, AMS Onsite's most comprehensive program, uses quarterly non-invasive rapid-result PCR testing for 37 distinct respiratory pathogens (including COVID-19) and live remote monitoring of resident EHRs in real time to maintain control of the spread of infectious diseases and combat antibiotic resistance. Our Infection Preventionists work hand-in-hand with nursing facility clinicians to ease their ICP burden and promote better resident outcomes.
AMS Onsite Infection Preventionist assigned to your facility
24/7 remote live monitoring of resident EHRs
Infectious Disease Outbreak Alerts
Quarterly non-invasive infectious disease testing of residents and staff
Consultative and educational services for clinical leadership
ICP and AMS training for all clinical staff
Access to AMS Onsite’s Medical Directors and Pharmacists
Quarterly non-invasive respiratory testing for 37 distinct pathogens - including COVID-19
As-needed testing for respiratory, GI, UTI, STD issues
Testing results complete within 24 hours
Infection Preventionist treatment recommendations based on test results and resident medical history
Labs used by AMS Onsite conduct Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) molecular testing that is 99.9% accurate (CoastalDx.com for more information)
Lateral flow rapid COVID-19 antigen/antibody testing
Early detection of potential infectious disease outbreaks
Interventional Analytics provide confidence in infection risk reduction
Overall improved patient outcomes
Meet CMS antimicrobial stewardship requirements and reduce antibiotic resistance
Improve facility QAPI
Standardize ICP procedures among all facility staff
Most patients qualify for testing to be reimbursed by insurance or Medicare
Access to full laboratory services
AMS Onsite has been supporting nursing facilities' ICP programs and reducing antibiotic resistance since early-2018. For more on the history of Sterisis or additional information about any element of our programs, research, cost, ICP or Antimicrobial Stewardship requirements, advice from colleagues, and more, please visit our Resource Center.