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Who Is Your On Call Infectious Disease Physician?

Posted by Amy Engebretson on Thu, Nov 20, 2014 @ 04:07 PM

In light of the current Ebola issues, and previous brushes with SARS, H1N1, Anthrax, and MRSA concerns, shouldn’t your Group consider having a designated Infectious Disease physician on call? What would it take to assemble an ID schedule if you had to?

Do you know who the individual Infectious Disease specialist is vs a general Internal Medicine number to “dial and pray”?

How long would it take you to find out who the appropriate individual doctor is?

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Topics: EMTALA, call scheduling tips, sharing on call