Infectious Disease

Join the 2018 National Improvement Partnership HPV Learning Collaborative!

The National Improvement Partnership Network (NIPN) and the Academic Pediatric Association (APA) have collaborated on a national practice-based quality improvement (QI) initiative aimed at improving adolescent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates through strong provider recommendations…

National Influenza Vaccination Week 2017: Spotlighting a Local Flu Fighter

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) in 2005 as a national awareness week focused on highlighting the importance of influenza vaccination. In this blog post, we sat…

NACCHO Endorses New Guidance for Healthcare Facilities Responding to Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Healthcare epidemiologists play a key role in emergency preparedness and response. To support this role, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), with the support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, released…