2014 FIGHT C. DIFF Gala Committee
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Wednesday
Oct 25, 2017
Dr. Stephen M. Brecher Wednesday, October 25th | 1:30 PM EST For many patients and caregivers, getting properly diagnosed with a Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) can be a struggle. As CDIs are increasingly found in the community among previously low-risk populations, many clinicians mistake these dangerous infections for norovirus or irritable bowel syndrome. Led by Dr. Stephen Brecher, director of the Microbiology Laboratories of the Boston VA Healthcare System, this webinar will cover: Different types of diagnostic tests for C. diff How clinicians use tests to diagnose C. diff How patients and caregivers can engage smartly with clinicians to achieve…...Read More
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
Wednesday
Jun 14, 2017
Our Executive Director will be speak on a panel covering Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms/Antibiotic Stewardship Program/Clostridium difficile at the Ohio Hospital Association’s 2017 Quality Summit. Click here to learn more: OHA Quality Summit...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
Monday
Mar 13, 2017
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Monday
Mar 13, 2017
PLF’s Executive Director joins the CDC’s Michael Bell and patient safety activist Alicia Cole on the Consumer Reports Wants Patients to Track Superbugs panel, moderated by Lisa McGiffert. Time: 12:30 PM Place: Austin Convention Center...Read More
Tuesday
Jun 21, 2016
Please Join Us for a Screening of the ground breaking documentary Resistance, followed by an expert panel discussion. Click here to RSVP Click here for directions and parking...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