Table 2

Rates of solitary blood cultures sent for patients discharged from the ED

Time PeriodSite 1 RateSite 2 RateCombined Rate
Baseline (November 2014-March 2015)39.3%43.4%41.1%
Post Education Intervention (March 2015 – January 2016)32.5%26.3%30.3%
Post EPR Intervention (January 2016 – July 2016)12.5%10.2%11.6%