At first, antibiotics were viewed as life-saving miracle drugs that also eliminated or shortened suffering from lots of different infections. But overuse now threatens their efficacy. We face a world of dangerous superbugs that will not be stopped by antibiotics so area hospitals have started a stewardship program to make sure doctors don’t overprescribe them. We hear more about the problem and this solution.
Dr. Lisa Davidson - Medical Director, Antimicrobial Support Network and Faculty Physician in the Infectious Disease Division, Carolinas HealthCare System
Dr. Charles Bregier - Medical Director, Corporate Health, Novant.
Dr. Dennis Livesay - Professor of Bioinformatics and Genomics at UNC Charlotte
Novant Health Antibiotic Playbook