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HR Personell has access to EOB's

My company is a self insured company who provides group medical coverage which I participate in. My company uses a third party administrator, Hewitt and Coleman Associates, to handle claims. I recently found out that my HR Rep can sign on to their...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
Since the plan is a self-insured plan, the employer has the right to access certain information, as needed in the administration of the plan. Most employers prefer not to obtain patient specific information as this could actually work against the... Read more »

HIV from nurse touching needle disposal receptacle and my sterile gauze

Thank you for taking a moment to address my concerns, I have been unable to function since this... Read more »

NURSE need help about her occupational exposures to HIV

Thanks you doctor for taking time to read my message , i know thats you are very busy , because ,... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Canadian Nurses Association to Help South African Nurses Cope With Stress of Caring for HIV/AIDS Patients

The Canadian Nurses Association has launched a four-year, $2.27 million program to help South African nurses deal with the "extreme" levels of stress, anxiety and unhappiness they feel in caring for HIV/AIDS patients, Toronto's Globe and Mail ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Supervised Blood-Based Self-Sample Collection and Rapid Test Performance: A Valuable Alternative to the Use of Saliva by HIV Testing Programs With No Medical or Nursing Staff

Some saliva-based HIV testing initiatives, the authors wrote, "have resulted in an unacceptable percentage of false positives," while in many countries doctors or nurses are required for blood-based HIV testing programs. In the current study, the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Jersey: Nurse Hailed for HIV Work

Nurse Maryann Collins, a patient-care coordinator at Hackensack University Medical Center, has received a national award for her work with HIV/AIDS patients during the past 25 years. Collins was one of five individuals honored with Bristol-Myers... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Studies Find Few Differences in Health Outcomes for HIV-Positive Patients Cared for by Nurses Versus Doctors

HIV-positive patients who receive care from trained nurses fare just as well as those who are treated by physicians, according to two studies released at the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City, Reuters reports. Delegates at the... Read more »
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Can You Be HIV+ and a Nurse?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am thinking of going to nursing school. I am poz, however, and have done the ethical thing and have contacted chairpersons of nursing depts. at two local colleges. Neither has gotten back to me and I am getting distinctly chilly vibes. Does... Read more »

Is Jackie Blue a Doctor or a Nurse of some sort?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am not questioning Jackies advice. It all seems legit. In fact some of it has helped me to over come my obsession about this HIV thing, but is this person a doctor or a nurse? More of a curiosity question. Thanks!

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purposely infected by nurse with dirty needle

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
The nurse in my doctor office is a crazy murderer she purposely used a dirty neddle to infect me because I complained to the doctor about her habit not to wear gloves or whash her hands.My test is ready but the specialist has not call back yet ,I... Read more »

the difference between a doctor & nurse....

Posted by still_here, 2 Replies
THE DOCTOR CAN READ THE CORRECT NUMBERS OFF YOUR CHART!!!

My appt with the ID wasn't as sun shiney & rosey as I thought it might have been. Turns out my CD4 went DOWN... not up! & my VL went up also. My correct #'s are CD4 430 (down from... Read more »