US poultry data show big reductions in key antibiotics
The report shows a substantial drop in the use of nearly all medically important antibiotics from 2013 to 2017.
Medicare payment changes aim to boost antibiotic development
CMS will boost payments for the use of new antibiotics and for treating patients who have drug-resistant infections.
Telemedicine study raises stewardship concerns
The study notes that antibiotics were prescribed in more than half of kids' telemedicine visits and that patient satisfaction was strongly tied to a prescription.