Summarizes the versatile attributes possessed by ID specialists and delineates their value to patients, hospitals, and other integral groups in the health care continuum.
Provides information about how to negotiate equitable compensation arrangements for infection control, antimicrobial stewardship, and other ID medical director services.
Learn how Accountable Care Organizations, bundled payments, gainsharing, and other payment innovations will transform how care is delivered.
Details the available data supporting the value of infection prevention, antimicrobial stewardship and other systems-level activities and explains how this data have be leveraged by ID physicians in contract negotiations with hospital management.
The value of ID toolkit section assembles the necessary resources to provide ID physicians the proper "tools" to obtain adequate compensation for services rendered.