The CDC’s Office of Antibiotic Stewardship is pleased to announce the release of a new report, Antibiotic Use in the United States, 2017: Progress and Opportunities. This new publication highlights the progress the United States has made toward optimal prescribing and use of antibiotics in human health, and identifies opportunities for improvement. Additionally, it includes information about the current status of antibiotic use in healthcare settings and highlights programs and resources to support stewardship.
To view or download the report, visit: https://www.cdc.gov/getsmart/stewardship-report/.
In conjunction with this report, the CDC invites you to:
- Check out CDC’s Safe Healthcare Blog to learn about Ascension Health’s experience related to antibiotic stewardship
- Read about what CDC is doing to improve antibiotic prescribing and use related to tuberculosis, gonorrhea, and Valley fever
You can reach CDC’s Office of Antibiotic Stewardship at firstname.lastname@example.org.