2014 FIGHT C. DIFF Gala Committee
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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
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
Wednesday
Jul 15, 2015
Clinical Management of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) Presented by National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 12:00 PM ET Register L. Clifford McDonald, MD with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Dale N. Gerding, MD with Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital will discuss the burden of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) and present best practices for the management of CDI, from diagnosis to treatment. At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to: Recognize the warning signs and symptoms of CDI Identify the strengths and weaknesses of recommended tests to confirm a diagnosis of CDI…...Read More