IDSA News - June 2011  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
Patient Care and Science
•  IDSA Practice Guideline Translations Now Online
•  EIN Update: Syphilitic Scleritis and Screening Dilemmas for Syphilis
•  Drug Approvals, Recalls, Adverse Events Update
Clinical Practice Management
•  Report Details Participation and Payment Amounts for CMS Incentive Programs
Global ID
•  UN AIDS Declaration Sets Ambitious Goals, Falls Short in Some Areas
•  Drs. John G. Bartlett, Wafaa El-Sadr, Eric Goosby, and Others Reflect on 30 Years of AIDS
Policy and Advocacy
•  IDSA Addresses Adult Vaccination
•  HHS Seeks Input on HIPAA’s Regulatory Burden on Research
•  New Bills Focus on Incentives for Antibiotic Development and Home Infusion Therapy Coverage
Your Colleagues
•  Members on the Move
•  Welcome, New Members!
Education & Resources
•  ID and HIV Maintenance of Certification Modules Available
•  ID/HIV Career Center Helps You Meet Your Match
Top Stories
•  From the President: Improving Communication With Members
•  Changes Needed to Allow Reimbursement for ID Physicians’ Systems-Level Activities, IDSA Says
•  IDSA Journal Club


IDSA Practice Guideline Translations Now Online

All of IDSA’s translated practice guidelines are now available online. Find foreign language versions of popular practice guidelines, including the two newest: Use of Antimicrobial Agents in Neutropenic Patients with Cancer (Turkish) and Management of Patients with Infections Caused by Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (Italian). Download them now from the IDSA site.

For questions and comments regarding IDSA’s practice guideline translations, please contact Jen Padberg at