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On Thursday, October 15, Dr. Frieden introduced the second session of the Public Health Grand Rounds entitled “Toward Elimination of Healthcare-Associated Infections,” a presentation on healthcare-associated infections presented by Chesley Richards, MD, Deputy Director DHQP.
P.J. Brennan, MD, who has been instrumental in establishing Pennsylvania as the first state to report HAI data hospital-wide, led a focused discussion along with Barry Straube, MD, who discussed the role that Medicare and Medicaid will play in eliminating HAIs.
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- Chesley Richards, MD, MPH
- Deputy Director, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, CDC
- Patrick J. Brennan, MD
- Professor of Medicine
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System
- Barry M. Straube, MD
- Chief Medical Officer
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
- Tanja Popovic, MD, PhD
- Scientific Director
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