Pew Applauds FDA’s Antibiotics Reimbursement, Stewardship Ideas

By David Roza / September 14, 2018 at 7:23 PM
The director of public health at Pew Charitable Trusts applauded a broad strategy laid out by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb Friday (Sept. 14) that aims to curb the growth of antibiotic resistant bacteria by facilitating new antibiotic product development using new reimbursement incentives, supporting antimicrobial stewardship, enhancing antimicrobial resistance surveillance and advancing regulatory science. Specifically, Elizabeth Jungman said she was encouraged by the commissioner’s focus on promoting antibiotic stewardship in veterinary settings and discussing alternative reimbursement models for antibiotics, such...

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