Topic: Antibiotic Stewardship
Big-name healthcare organizations are asking CMS to push back the application deadline for its new accountable care organizations.
Lawsuits have been filed in the case of an Ohio doctor who allegedly gave potentially fatal doses of a painkiller to 27 patients in the Mount Carmel Health System and more news.
A new study mapping ICD-10 diagnostic codes to antibiotic prescriptions found that almost a quarter of prescriptions were likely inappropriate.
Scott Gottlieb voiced his support for changing business models to one he believes would better incentivize companies to create new antibiotics.
The Congressional Budget Office released an estimate of a measure aimed at delay or repeal of certain parts of Obamacare and more headlines.
Weekly videoconferencing check-ins have shown promise in improving antibiotic prescribing practices at rural facilities.
Urgent care clinics are prescribing unnecessary antibiotics at almost three times the rate of traditional physician offices and more practice news.
Aetna is trying to put a dent in antibiotic resistance by using analytics to identify "superprescribers."
Addressing antibiotic resistance is a global concern and will require buy-in from stakeholders across the healthcare industry, experts say.
The CDC details containment strategy after releasing new figures on presence of "nightmare bacteria" in the U.S.