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As of May 12, 77 cases of Candida auris have been reported in the United States this year; CDC is assisting health departments and labs in affected states.

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Magellan Diagnostics' LeadCare Analyzers could produce inaccurate blood lead test results when used with venous blood samples.

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The webinar will focus on managing resources, setting priorities, engaging stakeholders, and anticipating needs during crises, such as disease outbreaks.

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The new guidance updates recommendations issued in 1999; recommendations are categorized based on the quality of available supporting evidence.

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CDC has found an increase in Shigella bacteria resistant to flouroquinone antibiotics, which could indicate resistance to other drugs.

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A lethal, drug-resistant fungus called Candida auris could pose the country's leading health risk.

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The training resource is the first in a series of eight learning modules to be released this year on the CDC opioid prescribing guidelines.

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The rankings provide a county-level “snapshot” of health and can help essential hospitals identify the needs of the communities they serve.

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The blueprint also shifts CDC funding to a $500 million block grant and creates a Federal Emergency Response Fund for public health outbreaks, like Zika.

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The March 22 webinar will outline the agencies' roles in the expansion of the program model, next steps for organization considering offering it & more.

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CDC recommends hospitals clean rooms of patients with Candida auris daily and post-discharge with a disinfectant that is effective against C. diff.

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CDC will host two free workshops with the National Ebola Training & Education Center to train health care workers on delivering patient care during an infectious disease epidemic.

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The 90-minute webinar will focus on training hospital epidemiologists in the interpersonal skills necessary to handle an infectious disease outbreak.

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The course runs March 20–24 in Atlanta and includes expert content on different infection or event types, as well as antibiotic stewardship.

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The new resources — including a mobile app, series of short videos, posters and more — are meant to help providers follow guidelines issued in March 2016.

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The 500 Cities Project — a collaboration between the CDC and RWJF — is bringing expanded public health data to 500 cities across the country, allowing communities to evaluate health on 27 metrics.

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The annual event encourages relevant stakeholders and the general public to engage in antibiotic stewardship in outpatient and inpatient settings.

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The study found that treatment with high-risk antibiotics made sepsis 80 percent more likely compared with patients who were not treated with antibiotics.

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The Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity aims to educate providers on Zika screening protocols, clinical interventions, reporting processes and more.

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Hospitals will have the opportunity to discuss the potential contamination of heater-cooler devices used during cardiopulmonary bypass procedures.

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The targets aim to significantly reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections, MRSA, Clostridium difficile cases, and other infections by 2020.

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Stӧckert 3T heater-cooler devices used during cardiopulmonary bypass procedures might have been contaminated with M. Chimaera in the manufacturing process.

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An archived recording of an Oct. 11 hospital quality call with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Food and Drug Administration is now available for members of America's Essential Hospitals.

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If left unchecked, antibiotic-resistant infections will kill 10 million people a year and cost the worldwide economy $100 trillion by 2050.

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Hospitals and eligible professionals now can register to submit National Health Care Survey data in 2017.

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For Sepsis Awareness Month, in September, we spoke to experts at two member hospitals, Parkland Health & Hospital System and UNM Health Sciences Center, about their efforts to prevent and care for sepsis.

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The recommendations, developed by the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee, aim to optimize treatment and minimize adverse consequences.

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In August, CDC sent states about $2.5 million in laboratory supplies and equipment — including two diagnostic tests — to combat the Zika virus.

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While details are still being finalized, a continuing resolution to fund the government through early December likely will include funding to combat Zika.

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The funding is being administered by SAMHSA and CDC as part of HHS' Opioid Initiative, which aims to combat opioid misuse, dependence, and overdose.

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America’s Essential Hospitals is the leading association and champion for hospitals and health systems dedicated to high-quality care for all, including the most vulnerable. Since 1981, America’s Essential Hospitals has initiated, advanced, and preserved programs and policies that help these hospitals ensure access to care. We support members with advocacy, policy development, research, and education.