Posts Tagged ‘health care policy’

November 30th, 2008

How to End the HIV Epidemic

Answer:  Put everyone on treatment. Conspicuously absent for decades, the prevention part of the “when to start antiviral therapy?” question has now moved front and center in two recent papers:  In this week’s Lancet, a group from the WHO estimated what would happen if there were annual universal HIV testing, and then immediate treatment for all […]

September 29th, 2008

Required Reading: The Value of ID Specialists

In the most recent issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases, there’s a comprehensive review of the value of an ID specialist from the perspective of non-patient care activities.  Covered in particular are: Antibiotic stewardship Infection control Monitoring rates of nosocomial infections Managing health care worker “well-being and exposures” Also included are tables listing dozens of studies quantifying the value […]

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