HEALTH BYTES: C. diff Awareness Month

C. diff infections are an urgent problem in hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, inpatient rehab facilities, and skilled nursing facilities and in communities.

C. diff infections can spread more widely when patients move between these healthcare facilities, both within and between communities.

The CDC is working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and other federal partners to reduce C. diff infections by 30% by 2020. Read the full article.

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