Predatory Open Access Publishers

I regularly receive emails asking about open access journals and whether they should be trusted, if they are peer reviewed, etc.  I am normally a strong advocate for open access publishing because it allows for greater circulation of information and does not support the costly publishing model of traditional publishing.  However, since many open access […]

Tracking Antibiotic use in Hospitals

The CDC has introduced new software for tracking antibiotic use in hospitals.  Until recently, this capability was only available to doctor’s offices.  However, now that it has been added to the national healthcare safety network, it can easily be integrated with hospitals that are already part of the network. Antibiotic over use has led to […]