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National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS)

A blueprint to help promote health equity.   What is CLAS? Culturally and linguistically appropriate services (CLAS) are a way to improve the quality of services provided to all individuals, …

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Antibiotic Stewardship: Quick Wins for Improving Duration of Therapy

November 8, 2022, 1 – 2 PM EST. Antibiotic Stewardship (AS) remains a national priority aimed at optimizing antibiotic use to effectively treat infections, protect patients from harms caused by …

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Clostridioides difficile: Update on diagnosis and treatment in the acute and post acute care settings and Reflections from a Clostridioides difficile infection survivor

Speakers: Ghinwa Dumyati, MD, Director Communicable Diseases Surveillance and Prevention Program, University of Rochester Medical Center Mary E. Curtin Pierce, MSN, BSN, RN Infection Preventionist, Reflections from a C.difficile Survivor.  In this session, …

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CDC: New changes coming in May! NHSN Weekly COVID-19 Vaccination Cumulative Summary Forms will be Revised

What are the main changes? Simplifications COVID-19 vaccination data will no longer be reported by vaccine manufacturer for questions on primary vaccine series and additional/booster doses. Questions on vaccine supply …

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Listening Sessions for Feedback on a Refresh of the CMS Rural Health Strategy

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Rural Health Council is hosting public, virtual listening sessions to ensure the CMS Rural Health Strategy reflects the needs and priorities of …

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IPRO QIN-QIO Presents: ‘From Booster Shots to Bouncing Back,’ a Webinar Series

A possible solution to the challenge of workforce retention is to make sure that staff enjoy their work. But it goes further than just staff satisfaction levels. There is a …

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Sept. 17 Call with CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure and her Leadership Team on their First 100 Days

September 17, 2021 12:30 – 1:00 pm EST You are invited to join the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS), Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, and her leadership team, …

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