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  • 2016, Dec. 14th:   Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms - Reporting and Health Dept. Engagement.  Kentucky Joint House & Senate Health and Welfare Committee Committee.  -- Kevin Kavanagh MD, MS    Download PDF of Slides

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    2015, Dec. 16th:   Reportable Diseases and Multi-Drug Resistant Bacteria.  Kentucky Joint House & Senate Health and Welfare Committee Committee.  -- Kevin Kavanagh MD, MS    Download Slides and Documents

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  • 2015, Jan. 13th:   Regulation KAR 902 2 020. Reportable Disease Surveillance.  Kentucky Administrative Regulation Review Subcommittee. -- Kevin Kavanagh MD, MS

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  • 2014, Nov. 19th:  Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms & Hospital Acquired Conditions.   Kentucky Joint House & Senate Health and Welfare Committee Committee.  -- Kevin Kavanagh MD, MS

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  • 2014, Mar. 13th:  Healthcare Acquired Infections & Multi-Resistant Drug Organisms:   State of Kentucky House Committee on Health & Welfare.  -- Kevin Kavanagh, MD, MS     This is a short rebuttal to testimony given on Mar. 6th, 2014.

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  • 2014, Mar. 6th:  Healthcare Acquired Infections & Multi-Resistant Drug Organisms:   State of Kentucky House Committee on Health & Welfare.  -- Kevin Kavanagh, MD, MS     View High Definition Video

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  • 2014, Jan. 9th:  Healthcare Acquired Infections & Multi-Resistant Drug Organisms:   State of Kentucky House Committee on Health & Welfare.  -- Kevin Kavanagh, MD, MS

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  • 2013, Jun. 19th:  Healthcare Acquired Infections:   State of Kentucky Joint Senate & House Committee on Health & Welfare.  Kevin Kavanagh, MD, MS

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  • 2013, Feb. 14th:  Healthcare Acquired Infections & Healthcare Reform:   State of Kentucky House Committee on Health & Welfare (Pre-Gavel).  Kevin Kavanagh, MD, MS

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  •  2011, Dec. 19th:  Healthcare Acquired Infections & Public Reporting:   State of Kentucky Senate & House Joint Interim Committee on Health & Welfare.  Kevin Kavanagh, MD, MS

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  • 2011, Aug. 1st:  Healthcare Acquired Infections, Impact on the Community:   State of Kentucky Senate & House Joint Subcommittee on Elementary and Secondary Education.  Kevin Kavanagh, MD, MS

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  • 2011, June 21st:  Healthcare Acquired Infections, Public Reporting, Surveillance and the Veterans Administration System:   State of Kentucky Senate & House Joint Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection Committee.  Kevin Kavanagh, MD, MS

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  • 2011, Feb. 10th:  Public Reporting of Healthcare Acquired Infections.  In support of HB 291 Kentucky State House Health and Welfare Committee: Kevin Kavanagh, MD, MS

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  • 2010, Oct. 20th:  Healthcare Transparency and Public Reporting of Healthcare Acquired Infections.  Kentucky State Senate & House Joint Health and Welfare Committee: Kevin Kavanagh, MD, MS

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  • 2008, Mar. 6th:  Public Reporting of Healthcare Acquired Infections and MRSA Surveillance.  In support of SB 183 Kentucky State Senate Health and Welfare Committee:  Kentucky Senator Vernie McGaha & Kevin Kavanagh, MD, MS

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  • 2007, Nov. 19th:  Healthcare Transparency, Value Purchasing and Public Reporting.  Kentucky State Senate and House Health and Welfare Committee.  Kevin Kavanagh, MD, MS

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Senator Angel Harper Poll on Reporting of HAI

The picture on the right is from a poll conducted by Senator Angel Harper Constituents in Feb. 2011 which found that over 90% wanted to have Hospital Acquired Infections reported to the State Health Department. 

The picture on the left is a  photomicrograph of
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA).