166. ID Specialists in the Midst of Healthcare Reform
Friday, October 9, 2015: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 29--ABCD

Learning Objectives:

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

  • summarize the opportunities afforded ID specialists by the requirement for stewardship programs as a hospital condition of participation in Medicare
  • review how to identify and report relevant Physician Quality Reporting metrics for an ID practice
  • list aspects of health care reform that afford opportunities for ID specialists to demonstrate their value

Target Audience: Public health practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Hospital administrators, HIV specialists, HIV clinicians, Healthcare workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, HIV-STD-TB, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  Daniel McQuillen, MD, FIDSA, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center and Steven K. Schmitt, MD, FIDSA, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.5 knowledge-based contact hours (0.15 CEU) of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-15-180-L04-P


D. McQuillen, None

S. K. Schmitt, None

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