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Select coverage from ID Week 2016 is included below:

Reducing Readmission Rates Among SSTI Patients
Michael D. Nailor, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID, clinical associate professor at the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, clinical specialist in infectious diseases at Hartford Hospital, and director of Infectious Disease Residency program at Hartford Hospital, discusses the clinical significance of the results of his study on readmission rates among patients with skin and soft tissue infections.
Improving Hepatitis C Incidence in the US
Monique Foster, MD, MPH, EIS officer, Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), discusses the CDC’s HCV universal birth cohort testing program.
High Readmission Rates Among Patients with Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
Michael D. Nailor, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID, clinical associate professor at the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, clinical specialist in infectious diseases at Hartford Hospital, and director of Infectious Disease Residency program at Hartford Hospital, explains that resources for skin and soft tissue infections need to be directed at emergency departments.
Alternatives to Vancomycin & Pip/Tazo Combination Therapy
Megan Luther, PharmD, Advanced Health Services research fellow, Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Rhode Island, College of Pharmacy, discusses alternative therapies to the acute kidney injury-causing combination of vancomycin piperacillin/tazobactam.
Investigating HCV Infection Awareness Prior to NHANES Tests
Monique Foster, MD, MPH, EIS officer, Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, explains that hepatitis C infection awareness has been on the rise in the United States.
Understanding the Prevalence of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
Michael D. Nailor, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID, clinical associate professor at the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, clinical specialist in infectious diseases at Hartford Hospital, and director of Infectious Disease Residency program at Hartford Hospital, explains why it’s important to understand the prevalence of skin and soft tissue infections.
Exploring the CORE Healthy Aging Initiative
Oluwatoyin (Toyin) Adeyemi, MD, attending physician of infectious diseases, at Cook County Health and Hospital System, discusses the CORE Healthy Aging Initiative (CHAI).
Importance of New Hepatitis C Treatments
Monique Foster, MD, MPH, EIS officer, Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses the importance of new medications to treat hepatitis C.
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