Q&A with Scott Fridkin From the CDC: Critical Importance of State Programs & Shared Practices

OCTOBER 07, 2015
Amy Jacob

Scott Fridkin, MD, Senior Advisor for Antibiotic Resistance in Healthcare in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infections Diseases, CDC discussed how state programs can only flourish as healthcare professionals across the board implement existing public health guidelines into their practices.

Fridkin emphasized, "It's critically important for healthcare providers to recognize the importance in sharing data frim their hospital with public health authorities."

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