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The Center For Disease Control
November 18, 2013 marks the beginning of Get Smart About Antibiotics Week. Spearheaded by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the observance is designed to remind both patients and providers about the sensible and appropriate use of antibiotics.
There is compelling news this week that the national effort to reduce healthcare-associated Infections (HAIs) is working. The report from the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) infection tracking system, the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN), contains data from more than 11,500 healthcare facilities.