Pediatric ASP Toolkit

Tracking and Reporting

Metrics

  • Proportion of total visits resulting in an antibiotic
  • Proportion of viral acute respiratory tract infections receiving antibiotics
    • HEDIS measure for reimbursement evaluates the number of URIs not receiving an antibiotic
  • Proportion of children diagnosed with Streptococcal pharyngitis receiving an antibiotic other than penicillin or amoxicillin
  • Proportion of children with pharyngitis prescribed an antibiotic who did not have a streptococcal test
    • HEDIS measure for reimbursement
  • Proportion of acute otitis media, sinusitis, or community-acquired pneumonia receiving broad spectrum antibiotics
  • Duration of therapy
  • Adverse drug events
  • Incidence of C. difficile infections
  • Revisit rate for acute respiratory tract infections

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