IDSA News - April 2014  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
Clinical Practice Management
•  Pocketcards Now Available for HIV and Vaccination Guidelines
•  IDSA Takes Leadership Role in Developing Quality Measures for ID
Policy and Advocacy
•  IDSA Weighs in on Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations Process
•  IDSA Joins SHEA in Commenting on Respiratory Protective Devices
•  HIVMA, IDSA Members Named to Work Group as HOPE Implementation Begins
Patient Care and Science
•  NIAID/NIH Announce Antibiotic Research Funding Opportunity
•  New Guidance Highlights How to Reduce Catheter - Associated UTIs
•  EIN Update: EIN Links Clinicians and Researchers
Science Speaks
•  The Center for Global Health Policy’s blog, Science Speaks, covered new Hep C guidelines from WHO, the new U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, promising news in antiretroviral access, and more
Education and Resources
•  OFID Names New Associate Editors
•  Share Your Feedback on IDSA’s Journals
You and Your Colleagues
•  26 Medical Students Set to Explore ID Firsthand
•  Members on the Move
•  New Members
Top Stories
•  From the President: What’s Keeping Young People From Choosing ID?
•  Journal Club
•  Patient Access to Medicare Act: Disappointment for SGR Fix, Win for Diagnostics
•  Progress Continues on Antimicrobial Resistance as New Drugs Loom on Horizon


Pocketcards Now Available for HIV and Vaccination Guidelines


Practice guidelines developed by IDSA on the Management of Persons Infected with HIV and Vaccination of the Immunocompromised Host are now available in pocketcard. The pocketcards are available in hardcopy (4x7) and on mobile devices (iOS and Android).  

IDSA members are eligible to receive a 35 percent discount when purchasing the mobile pocketcard or the hardcopy if ordered through the mobile guideline catalog via the IDSA website (discounts will be applied automatically at checkout).