Topic: Antibiotic Stewardship
A new study suggests persistent intervention may help stem inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions.
A bipartisan committee is calling on the GAO to study drug-resistant superbugs, a growing threat in hospitals across the country and globe.
Behavioral interventions to keep doctors from inappropriately prescribing antibiotics work, but practices need to keep up their efforts to have a long-lasting impact.
Relying on EHRs for integrated sepsis care protocols could have unintended consequences, including a rise in superbug infections.
A new report shows a serious lack of new antibiotics under development to combat the growing threat of deadly, drug-resistant superbugs.
To more effectively respond to the opioid crisis, clinicians must treat addiction like other hospital-acquired conditions.
A Senate committee recommended that spending for the National Institutes for Health increase by $2 billion in fiscal 2018.
For generations, physicians have been telling patients to make sure they take the full course of antibiotics, but some doctors now question the advice.
Aetna and the CDC are working toward one common goal: reducing the frequency of unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions.
Doctors are more likely to support financial penalties for overprescribing antibiotics when they know how the practice can hurt patients.