Toolkit for Reduction of Clostridium difficile Infections Through Antimicrobial Stewardship

Ø 1K TOOL: Developing the Business Case

Purpose: To make the case for ASP implementation for reducing C. difficile. Early in the project, the arguments will be prospective, looking at expected benefits. After your ASP for reducing C. difficile is implemented, you can use the same form to document realized benefits.

Source: Adapted from Project Agency. Blank project management templates. Available at:

Instructions: Complete the form to be used in presentations and discussions with senior leaders and stakeholders.

Project Background
General Aims
Initial Risks
Expected Outcomes, Both Clinical and Financial
Benefits of Project
Initial Estimates of Cost and Time


Outcome of the Business Case
Decision From (xxx)

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Internet Citation: Ø 1K TOOL: Developing the Business Case. Content last reviewed September 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.