Antibiotic Resistance

The overuse and misuse of antibiotics is causing bacteria to adapt and change in a way that reduces the effectiveness of drugs, chemicals or other agents designed to cure or prevent infections.
The IHI/NPSF Patient Safety Congress takes place in May.
Last week, MHA sent a notice to its membership informing them of a new antibiotic stewardship project funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), in conjunction with the Johns Hopkins Medicine Armstrong Institute for Patient Safe