2014 FIGHT C. DIFF Gala Committee
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Tuesday
Jul 25, 2017
Healthcare Association of New York State Webinar 4 – 5 p.m. Registration is open to HANYS Members Only. Through its Antibiotic Stewardship Collaborative, HANYS is supporting members as they accelerate their focus on antibiotic stewardship. The Collaborative uses the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Core Elements of Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship Programs as a framework, and includes support for National Healthcare Safety Network reporting readiness. This webinar will address patient and family engagement as part of a hospital antibiotic stewardship program. Mr. Lillis will share the story of his mother, Peggy, who died from community-acquired C. difficile, as well as other patient stories that highlight…...Read More
Monday
May 1, 2017
May 1, 2017 Dinner at 5:00 PM; Program at 6:00 PM Holiday Inn 215 Sunnyside Blvd. Plainview, NY 11803 Tickets are $60 (or $50 before 03/20/2017) Please visit www.patientsafetyevent.org for information and registration. The Peggy Lillis Foundation is excited to be a part of the PULSE Center for Patient Safety, Education, and Advocacy‘s Patient Safety Symposium on May 1, 2017 in Plainview, New York. This informative program will include guest speakers: Janet Eagan RN – Manager, Infection Control at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Bruce E. Hirsch MD, FACP, AAHIVS – Attending Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases at North Shore…...Read More
Thursday
Apr 27, 2017
Thursday, April 27, 2017 8:30 am – 6:00 pm New York City Join the preeminent C. diff advocacy and education organization to discuss one of our nation’s most urgent public health threats and share strategies to combat it. The Summit will offer training for advocates with presentations and panel discussions featuring leaders in C. diff prevention and treatment, healthcare policy, state government, patient advocacy and grassroots organizing. Attend In-person  If you want to attend in-person, please email Kit Curl at kit@peggyfoundation.org. | Space is limited. Register for the Live Stream PLF will be streaming all Panel Discussions starting at 1…...Read More
Thursday
Mar 16, 2017
Join Peggy Lillis Foundation to learn and strategize toward increasing C. diff transparency and accountability in the Buckeye State. 12 PM – 4 PM Ohio State University College of Food, Agriculture, & Environmental Science Room 205 Agriculture Admin. Bldg. 2120 Fyffe Road Columbus, OH 43210 RSVP to Kit Curl at kit@peggyfoundation.org Sponsored by...Read More
Wednesday
May 25, 2016
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Wednesday
May 25, 2016
1:30 – 3:00 PM EST REGISTER NOW Please join NQF’s National Quality Partners for a webinar on Wednesday, May 25, 1:30-3:00 pm ET, to launch “Antibiotic Stewardship in Acute Care: A Practical Playbook,” a new resource to help hospitals and health systems strengthen existing antibiotic stewardship initiatives or create antibiotic stewardship programs from the ground up. Based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Core Elements of Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship Programs, the Playbook offers practical strategies for implementing high-quality antibiotic stewardship programs in hospitals nationwide. The Playbook was developed by National Quality Partners’ Antibiotic Stewardship Action Team, a group…...Read More
Thursday
Apr 7, 2016
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Friday
Apr 8, 2016
PLF’s Executive Director Christian John Lillis will be on the Advancing Antibiotic Stewardship panel at the National Quality Forum’s Annual Meeting, along with Ed Septimus, MD, Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Epidemiology, Clinical Services Group, Hospital Corporation of America; Arjun Srinivasan, MD, Associate Director for Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention Programs in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at the Centers for Disease Control’s National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases; and Lynne Batshon, Director of Policy and Practice, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. Thursday, April 7, 2015 – 1:45 PM Washington Hilton Learn more and register...Read More
Wednesday
Sep 16, 2015
HealthWatch USA and Peggy Lillis Foundation are co-hosting a webinar featuring Dr. Cliff McDonald of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. Dr. McDonald will present the latest on diagnosis, treatment, surveillance and prevention of C. diff, including how C. diff differs from MRSA and why different approaches are needed. Speaker: L. Clifford McDonald, MD, Senior Adviser for Science and Integrity, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To Join Go To C. diff Webinar at 7 PM EST on Wednesday, September 16th....Read More
Friday
Aug 21, 2015
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Saturday
Aug 22, 2015
PLF believes that patient and citizen advocacy — combined with efforts by public health experts, healthcare workers, and facility administrators — is the key to reversing the tide of harm caused by CDIs. The goal of the Inaugural C. diff Advocates Summit is to prepare 25 powerful advocates to engage in building a nationwide C. diff awareness movement by educating the public, empowering fellow advocates, and playing a role in shaping state and federal policy. Over two days, PLF will provide training and knowledge to 25 advocates – both those who’ve suffered CDI directly and through loved ones – on…...Read More