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 …

May 11, 2018

By Angela Kelly Associate and Advocate at Peggy Lillis Foundation Angela Kelly, creator of the website Gutsy Mother and Clostridium difficile (C. diff) survivor, recently interviewed Dr. Negar Ashouri, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) in Orange, California, one of the top children’s hospitals in …