OneChoice®

What is OneChoice™?
OneChoice® is a patent-pending technology that selects the most appropriate treatment regimen for a particular patient given the organisms present, resistan...
Fri, Jan 22, 2021 at 12:52 PM
What are the recommendations based on?
OneChoice recommendations are based on the latest published and accepted medical data. This includes the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA), and t...
Mon, Dec 14, 2020 at 3:47 PM
How are common pathogens determined?
Arkstone analyzes the source of the sample and differentiates between organisms more likely to be pathogenic and the cause of infection, as opposed to the o...
Mon, Dec 14, 2020 at 3:29 PM
Is a patient's medical history factored?
No. Arkstone only analyzes data sent by the lab which includes organisms and resistance genes detected, patient demographics, diagnosis codes, and patient a...
Fri, Jan 22, 2021 at 1:05 PM
How is dosing of antibiotics determined?
OneChoice® provides dosing for antibiotics based on some patient-specific criteria giving prescribers a baseline point of reference. However, dosing may not...
Mon, Dec 14, 2020 at 3:30 PM
How is duration of treatment determined?
Arkstone provides the minimal duration of treatment required to treat simple infections, however, prescribers should adjust accordingly based on the clinica...
Fri, Jan 22, 2021 at 12:53 PM
How does Arkstone know the diagnosis?
Arkstone bases the diagnosis on any ICD10 codes the provider enters on the laboratory requisition form. If no ICD10 code is entered, the source of the sampl...
Fri, Jan 22, 2021 at 12:58 PM
Does OneChoice factor in the patient's basic lab work?
No. Arkstone does not take into account basic lab work or labs and medical information outside of what the lab sends.
Fri, Jan 22, 2021 at 12:59 PM
What if a lab does not send resistance genes, ICD10 codes, or allergies?
Arkstone will still provide a OneChoice Report, however, the recommendation will only take into account the information that was sent by the lab. Infor...
Fri, Jan 22, 2021 at 1:02 PM
Does OneChoice adjust antibiotics for patients weight, kidney function and liver functions?
No. Only the information tranmistted by the lab is analyzed. Therefore the provider is required to adjust antibiotics based on the specific needs of the pat...
Fri, Jan 22, 2021 at 1:07 PM