265. Enhancing Value as the Healthcare Epidemiologist: Leading in a Changing Healthcare Environment
Saturday, October 10, 2015: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 29--ABCD

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • review how to evaluate and present non-infectious patient-centered outcomes to increase the value of health care
  • describe how health care epidemiologist have and can influence US health care policies
  • utilize the epidemiological tools (or knowledge) of health care epidemiologists to expand within population health

Target Audience: Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians, Fellows, Hospital administrators, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Members-in-training, Nurses, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners, Researchers

Tracks: Adult ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control

Moderators:  Kavita K. Trivedi, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Louise Dembry, MD, MS, MBA, FSHEA, Yale University School of Medicine/YNHH

2:30 PM
Influencing Health Care Policy
Stephen G. Weber, MD, MS

3:00 PM
Population Health and the Hospital Epidemiologist
L. Silvia Munoz-Price, MD, PhD

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K. K. Trivedi, None

L. Dembry, None

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