Improving Antimicrobial Stewardship
The Evolution of Programmatic Strategies and Barriers

Objective: To describe the prevalence and characteristics of antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASPs) in hospitals across the United States and to describe financial support provided for these programs.

Design:  Electronic and paper 14-question survey of infectious diseases physician members of the Infectious Diseases Society of America Emerging Infections Network (IDSA EIN). Participants. All 1,044 IDSA EIN members who care for adult patients were invited to participate.

Birgir Johannsson
Susan E. Beekmann
Arjun Srinivasan
Adam L. Hersh
Ramanan Laxminarayan
Philip M. Polgreen
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