This alert covers the urgent need to increase immunization coverage, respiratory surveillance tools, and Mpox.
Do you have thoughts about how to improve contraceptive counseling and care for teens?
IAFP members have the chance to help build a career benchmark dashboard that will make it easy for all family physicians to know their worth.
The CDC is issuing this Health Alert Network (HAN) Health Advisory to remind clinicians and public health officials to provide guidance for measles prevention.
Outbreak of Suspected Fungal Meningitis in U.S. Patients who Underwent Surgical Procedures under Epidural Anesthesia in Matamoros, Mexico
The CDC is issuing an advisory about an outbreak of suspected fungal meningitis among U.S. patients hospitalized in Texas after undergoing cosmetic procedures under epidural anesthesia in the city of Matamoros, state of Tamaulipas, Mexico.
A new resource from the AAFP explains what family physicians need to know about recently updated guidance on training for prescribing controlled substances.
Upcoming training requirements for prescribing controlled substances should be carefully implemented to avoid disrupting patient care or creating unnecessary administrative tasks for physicians, the AAFP told the DEA and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration this month.
IDOH is announcing upcoming changes to Indiana’s Communicable Disease (CD) Rule (410 IAC 1).
The CDC is issuing this Health Alert Network (HAN) Health Advisory about infections with an extensively drug-resistant strain of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in 12 states.
On Jan. 1, 2023, new coding rules go into effect for E/M services provided in hospitals or nursing homes.
IDOH has released “Universal Lead Testing and Reporting Guidance,” to assist you in complying with new laws.
As a precaution, CDC is communicating with public health departments, public health laboratories, and healthcare workers in the United States, and educating travelers, to raise awareness of this outbreak.
By sharing this survey link we hope to gather information about the needs of children, families, providers and community agencies so we can make recommendations and an action plan for the state of Indiana.
The 2022 Indiana Special Session came to a close earlier this month. The end of the session was capped with the passing of SB1 (Abortion bill), which was altered in the House before returning to the Senate.
IDOH is working with local health departments to monitor and investigate an increase in Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) infections and post-diarrheal hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS).
Update for Clinicians on Monkeypox in People with HIV, Children and Adolescents, and People who are Pregnant or Breastfeeding.
Beginning July 1, the Indiana Department of Health is lowering the standard for an elevated blood lead level.
The CDC is tracking several cases of monkeypox that have been reported in countries where monkeypox is not endemic.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health and CDC are investigating a confirmed case of monkeypox in an adult male Massachusetts resident with history of travel to Canada.
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H5N1) Virus: Recommendations for Human Health Investigations and Response
A person has tested positive for avian influenza A(H5) virus (H5 bird flu) in the U.S.