Congress reintroduces legislation to curb antibiotic resistant organisms

From international law firm Arnold & Porter LLP comes timely views on current regulatory and legislative topics that weigh on the minds of today’s physicians and health care executives.On April 10, 2014, the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) issued the press release, “Antimicrobial resistant infections affect hundreds of thousands of Americans and cause tens of thousands of deaths each year. The infections are painful, difficult to treat, frequently reoccur and cost tens of billions of dollars to the U.S. health care system annually.”

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