Study finds stewardship program significantly reduced prescribing rates of antibiotics at urgent care centers

Overuse of antibiotic prescriptions for patients with upper respiratory illnesses at urgent care clinics in the United States has been an ongoing challenge, but a new study led by researchers at two Utah health systems—Intermountain Health and University of Utah Health—finds that a targeted approach utilizing antibiotic stewardship practices significantly reduces overuse of these medications.

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