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Table 4 Cost savings compared with bed day costs around the world

From: Value of hospital antimicrobial stewardship programs [ASPs]: a systematic review

  United States European Union United Kingdom
Annual Per Patient Cost Savings with ASP $732.00 €198.00 £304.00
Average Hospital Bed Day Cost, 2015 $2271 [2] €328.64 [154, 155]a £375.86 [154, 155]a
Estimated Cost Offset as a Bed Day Saved Annually 32% 60% 80%
  1. aOriginal WHO 2008 costs in I$ were inflated to 2015 costs and converted to Euro or Pound Sterling