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Detroit Lakes Essentia Health St. Mary's Receives Recognition

Essentia Health St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes has received the 2018 Gold Award in the Minnesota Antibiotic Stewardship Honor Roll through the Minnesota Department of Health. Essentia Health St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes has demonstrated commitment, implemented evidence-based actions and has advanced stewardship through external collaboration. The Gold Award is the highest level of recognition attainable. In addition to the requirements for bronze and silver level awards, gold level hospitals are recognized for looking beyond their facility to practice antibiotic stewardship in a collaborative way.

In Detroit Lakes, Cole Helbling, Pharmacy Operations Senior Manager said, "a multi-disciplinary group from Essentia Health St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes has been collaborating with the Minnesota Department of Health and other healthcare providers in the region to improve antimicrobial stewardship."

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