November 6, 2018

November is C. diff Awareness Month. Peggy Lillis Foundation is looking forward to working with you to raise awareness of this growing public health threat. The C. diff Foundation established November as our shared awareness month a couple of years ago. PLF is excited to be joining them, the Mayo Clinic and …

August 3, 2018

We won! Following strong pushback from Peggy Lillis Foundation, The Leapfrog Group, and many other individuals and organizations, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced yesterday (August 2, 2018) that it will continue the public reporting of Clostridium difficile and other healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).  In May, CMS proposed a rule …

June 4, 2018

Our executive director Christian John Lillis and advocate Nancy Oliver published an op-ed in the Akron Beacon Journal. Get ready to fight the menace of superbugs Superbug infections pose a significant threat to the well-being of Ohioans, young and old. These are infections that have become resistant to many antibiotics …