While many of us get sick during flu season, it is frequently avoidable. In fact, during the 2016-2017 flu season, flu vaccination prevented an estimated 5.3 million influenza illnesses, 2.6 million flu-associated medical visits and 85,000 flu-associated hospitalizations.
Over 200 different diseases can be spread through food, and most people will experience a foodborne disease at some point in their lives. World Food Day, started by the Food and Agriculture Organizations of the United Nations, is October 16th.
During “Direct Measurement of Performance: A New Era in Antimicrobial Stewardship,” the presenters will discuss how ASP key performance indicators are often confounded by factors beyond an ASP’s control.