To monitor, develop and make recommendations to address issues related to infectious disease clinical practice; to monitor and make recommendations to address issues relating to the practice of hospital epidemiology and infection control; to monitor and advocate with Medicare and other third party payers appropriate coverage and reimbursement for infectious disease services; to develop and make recommendations on providing products and services to improve the practice efficiency of infectious disease clinicians; to identify and suggest clinicians to serve on other committees, task forces, work groups and panels convened to develop practice guidelines; and to make recommendations on activities/issues under its purview that involve federal legislation or regulation.
J. Trees Ritter, DO, FIDSASan Luis Obispo, CA
Andres RodriguezDirector for Practice & Payment Policy(703) 299-5146Fax: (866) 638-6840
The Quality Improvement Work Group advocates for valid and quantifiable performance measures that IDSA members can implement to improve patient care outcomes in infectious diseases. They also determine appropriate measure-topics that can be reportable across the discipline of ID.
Ron Nahass, MD, FIDSAID CareHillsborough, NJ
Thomas KimProgram Officer for Quality Improvement(703) 299-5146Fax: (866) 638-6840
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