Number of Hospitals with Core Elements of Antibiotic Stewardship Programs Nearly Doubled from 2014 to 2017, According to CDC’s Report

In August 2019, the CDC released an update on antibiotic use in the United States. The update includes data on antibiotic stewardship programs and resources, from 2018 studies. The CDC is continuously working to improve antibiotic prescribing and use as a part of the Antibiotic Resistance Solutions Initiative.