Hypothesis: If we could improve ICD codes for infectious diseases, infectious disease salaries would increase and the field could be saved from extinction. ... could work to update ICD-10 codes and come up with ways to encourage accurate coding for
Treatment is essential to reducing disease incidence.
Infectious diseases can range from sexually transmitted diseases to those stemming from dormitory settings, such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
But this problem plagues infectious diseases diagnostics generally. As this recent Lancet ID article points out, the lack of early and sensitive diagnostic testing is one reason why so many patients ... Daniel J. Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious
health departments to coordinate healthcare-associated infection (HAI) prevention and enhancing laboratory capacity to detect infectious diseases threats. ... Daniel J. Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, and hospital
Jernigan, also a clinical associate professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. ... Huang, also a professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases at the University of
Residency: Internal medicine, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, Calif., 1971-1974. Fellowship: Infectious diseases, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, Calif. ... 1974-1976. Certification: Internal medicine, 1974; infectious diseases, 1976. Present
Annual ID Match Day post: Someone get a fire extinguisher! Last year Idiscussed why the specialty of infectious diseases is in trouble, and what we might do about it. ... Daniel J. Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious diseases, clinical microbiology,
In our practice, we are committed to protecting all our patients against these serious diseases.”. ... Dr. Schaffner is professor of preventive medicine and infectious diseases at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tenn.
Daniel J. Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, and hospital epidemiology in Iowa City, Iowa, splitting time between seeing patients with infectious diseases, diagnosing infections in the microbiology laboratory,