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Table 3 Characteristics of the participating hospitals and their A-teams

From: Monitoring, documenting and reporting the quality of antibiotic use in the Netherlands: a pilot study to establish a national antimicrobial stewardship registry

Hospital   A B C D E
Number of hospital beds   1002 953 268 554 543
A-team composition Hospital pharmacist + + + + +
ID specialist + + + + +
Microbiologist + + + + +
Information technician +
Nurse +
Quality of care specialist +
Year of establishment of A-team   2014 2015 2013 2014 2014
Total numbers of prescriptions documented   343 1824 1729 575 436
Electronic Medical Record Present   + +a
Electronic Prescribing System Present   + + + + +
  1. Abbreviations: ID infectious disease
  2. aonly partially: written patient record but laboratory and microbiology results are accessible via Electronic Medical Record