Infectious Disease

Boston Public Health Commission: Multi-Pronged Approach to Flu Preparedness and Response

By Jenifer Leaf Jaeger, MD, MPH, Interim Medical Director, Boston Public Health Commission The Public Health Impact of Influenza While seasonal influenza (flu) viruses are detected year-round in the United States, flu activity begins to rise above…

Webinar Recording: Local Health Department Access to the National Healthcare Safety Network

The National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) is the nation’s most widely used healthcare-associated infection (HAI) tracking system. NHSN is a secure, internet-based surveillance system developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that…

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…