January 22, 2019

PLF’s executive director was interviewed by Yitzi Weiner for Thrive Global’s “5 Things I Wish I Knew” “While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state health departments do the best they can, C. diff and other HAIs are likely undercounted. Policymakers should ensure that the public knows …

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 …