Thursday, June 27, 2013

The MDR-TB Time bomb: Identifying the real risk of drug resistant tuberculosis in Europe

Today we are sharing with you video about tuberculosis produced by European Respiratory Society!
A critical update from Europe's leading specialists on the increasing threat of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis.
Using the latest statistics and patient experiences the film highlights the risk to the European population and the region's health systems.
Experts in the field of TB share their recommendations, investigate on-going inspirational initiatives and call on all stakeholders in respiratory medicine to take action to manage the disease and the factors that contribute to its progress in the community.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Future of sleep medicine

President of American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) M. Safwan Badr speaks about the challenges and opportunities the AASM and the field of sleep medicine will face in the coming year. Dr. Badr speaks about the impact of the Affordable Care Act, the move towards an integrated care model and the AASM’s overall strategic plan