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August 2017

Seizing the Opportunity in Emerging Health Care Threats

August 16, 2017

Chairman’s Letter

As the influential management consultant and business visionary Peter Drucker once said, “The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.”

A Long-Term Care Antimicrobial Stewardship Certificate Program for Pharmacists: Filling an Unmet Need

August 15, 2017

Strategic Alliance Partner Spotlight

This training will empower pharmacists practicing in LTC facilities to develop antimicrobial stewardship programs, improve patient outcomes related to infectious diseases, and facilitate compliance with CMS requirements.

Geographic Expansion of Lyme Disease Emphasizes Importance of Recognizing Modes of Transmission

August 11, 2017

Peer Exchange

Although focused in the northeastern United States, Lyme disease has ex­panded geographically over the past few decades, with a >320% increase in the number of high-incidence counties and reported cases in 49 states.