• IDSA recognizes 25 institutions as antimicrobial stewardship centers of excellence

    4 monthes ago - By Healio

    The Infectious Diseases Society of America has designated 25 institutions in the United States as antimicrobial stewardship centers of excellence.
    “Each year more than 700,000 people worldwide die due to antimicrobial resistant infections,” IDSA President Paul Auwaerter, MD, MBA, FIDSA, said in a news release. “Antimicrobial resistance is one of the greatest threats facing health care on a global, national and individual level.”
    The IDSA program was launched in 2017 and “recognizes institutions that have created stewardship programs led by infectious diseases
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