Unnecessary Antibiotic Prescriptions Rack Up $163 million In Excess Costs

September 10, 2014 8:07 PM

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Unnecessary Antibiotic Prescriptions Rack Up $163 million In Excess Costs

A new study suggests hospitals are too heavy-handed when it comes to prescribing antibiotics.

"The overuse of antibiotics is an industry-wide public health issue that is occurring across all care settings," said Leslie Schultz, RN, PhD, the lead author of the study and director of the Premier Safety Institute®, Premier, Inc. "Sometimes in an effort to 'do whatever it takes' to fight a seriou...

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