Rural Health Leadership Radio: PYA Talks Antibiotic Stewardship in Rural Hospitals

PYA Principal and Infectious Disease Specialist James M. Keegan, MD, speaks with Dr. Bill Auxier of Rural Health Leadership Radio during a podcast on the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and how to proactively address this challenge, as well as his work promoting and designing antibiotic stewardship programs (ASPs).  In particular, he highlights success stories of ASP efforts in rural facilities and critical access hospitals.

Listen to Dr. Keegan’s podcast below:

020: A Conversation with Dr. Mike Keegan, Principal Healthcare Consultant with Pershing, Yoakley & Associates

If you have questions about antibiotic stewardship programs, or would like to request a speaker on this topic for your organization or event, contact one of our executives below, (800) 270-9629.


James Michael Keegan, M.D.

James Michael Keegan, M.D.

Program Director

Michael Levesque

Michael Levesque

Senior Director of Business Strategy

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