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UPMC Forms Telemedicine Company to Address Infectious Disease Specialist Shortage
With a shortage in specialists, the service could help address an issue that costs health care billions of dollars a year.
2019 Fluoroquinolone Breakpoints Revised for Enterobacteriaceae and <i>Pseudomonas aeruginosa</i>
A revision to the fluoroquinolone antimicrobial susceptibility testing breakpoints for 2 bacteria comes following evidence that previous breakpoints were too high to detect low-level antibiotic resistance.
Bedside Nurses Can Make a Big Difference in Antimicrobial Stewardship, Study Finds
A new study finds involving bedside nurses in antimicrobial stewardship and infection prevention can yield major results in a short amount of time.
How Family Planning Clinics Can Influence Women to Take PrEP
Women are quite receptive to learning about PrEP in the right environment, but some providers have a long way to go in terms of education.
HCV Screening Rate Triples With Multifaceted Intervention
A multifaceted intervention has tripled the rate of hepatitis C virus screening in a baby boomer population.
Genetically Modified Bacteriophages: A New Tactic Against Antibiotic Resistance
A new study gives hope in the fight against multidrug-resistant bacteria.
Renee Ackley, PharmD, BCPS: Comparing Agents for Treating CRE
Renee Ackley, PharmD, BCPS, discusses her research ceftazidime/avibactam and meropenem/vaborbactam for treatment of CRE infections.
Amy Fabian, PharmD, BCPS: Pharmacist Impact on Antimicrobial Prescribing in Outpatient Setting
Does pharmacist presence in an urgent care center have an effect on antibiotic prescribing practices?
Big advances in treatment can't make up for an inability to stop new infections, which number 5,000 per day worldwide.