40. Strategic Positioning of ID Specialists in Healthcare Reform
Thursday, October 27, 2016: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 260-262
Co-organized with the IDSA Clinical Affairs Committee

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
  • discuss the changes in payment reform and review how ID specialists can adapt to take advantage of them
  • list aspects of healthcare reform that afford opportunities for ID specialists to demonstrate their value

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Healthcare workers, HIV clinicians, HIV specialists, Hospital administrators, Hospital epidemiologists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Members-in-training, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners, Researchers

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

Moderators:  Daniel McQuillen, MD, FIDSA, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center and Ronald Nahass, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA, ID Care, Inc.

10:30 AM
10:55 AM
The Value of ID within new Payment Models
J Trees Ritter, DO, FIDSA
11:20 AM
11:50 AM
11:55 AM

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-16-228-L04-P


D. McQuillen, None

R. Nahass, Gilead: Investigator , Grant recipient

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Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. CDT, Wednesday Oct. 26th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.