Ambulatory Care

Outpatient settings lack adequate infection control policies


The CDC recently issued outpatient infection control guidelines to ensure basic standards are met in ambulatory settings including primary care offices, public health clinics, imaging centers, oncology clinics and rehabilitation centers.

Antibiotics overused in children with asthma


Nearly one-in-six children who visit a pediatric ambulatory care center for asthma are prescribed an unnecessary antibiotic.

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