2018 Innovations in Clinical Care AwardCarol Sylvester RN and the OPAT Team JHBMC
Carol Sylvester, R.N., and the OPAT (Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy) Team are the 2018 recipients of the Innovations in Clinical Care Award at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. In response to post-discharge safety issues, Johns Hopkins Bayview formed a multidisciplinary team to improve tracking and care coordination for patients on IV antibiotics. The team includes a medical director and nurse case manager, as well as resources from the home care group, such as database management, nurse management, and communications support. View other awardees at https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/clinical-awards