Less is more

McKinney, Maureen
November 2011
Modern Healthcare;11/21/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 47, p14
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the antibiotics-related initiatives of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) which deals with antibiotic use. It notes that the two new initiatives have been designed to help hospitals lessen their antibiotic use. The new electronic monitoring system enables hospitals to monitor their antibiotic use in real time. The CDC has collaborated with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement to create a pilot program to determine the best practices for antibiotic use.


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