Learn how to combat Candida auris during Oct. 7 webinar
Sep 20, 2021
Candida auris may be one of the scariest, least-understood drug-resistant threats to nursing homes, but that doesn’t mean providers are helpless.
Rapid intervention can contain multidrug-resistant candida auris
Sep 07, 2021
Enhanced laboratory surveillance identified Candida auris in postacute care facilities in Orange County, California in 2019
How to respond to growing threat of multi-drug resistant organisms focus of Aug. 24 webinar
Aug 12, 2021
Candida auris. Methicillin/oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Vancomycin-resistant enterococci. The growing list of multi-drug resistant organisms is enough to worry any nursing home leader. These...
‘Superbug’ fungus spreads among vulnerable in two U.S. cities
Jul 23, 2021
There were 101 Candida auris cases at a nursing home and 22 cases at hospitals from January to April
Also in the News for Monday, July 26
Jul 26, 2021
LeadingAge, AHCA insist Provider Relief Funds be released, as infrastructure negotiations threaten to redirect remaining balance … Delta variant, case surges pushing vaccinations slightly higher...
New cases of antifungal-resistant yeast infections in nursing homes alarm CDC
Jul 26, 2021
For the first time, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention has identified U.S. nursing home residents and hospital patients with candida auris yeast infections that resist all first-line antifungal...
Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, April 29
Apr 28, 2020
Associations create ‘heat map’ of U.S. eldercare facilities with COVID-19 cases … Certain cancers raise COVID-19 mortality risk threefold … New drug formulation could treat Candida infections...
Clinical Briefs for Thursday, August 1
Jul 31, 2019
Heartburn drugs linked to allergies, especially in 60+ age group … New palliative care model focuses on team approach … Experts comment on growing Candida auris threat … Wearable health monitor uses...
Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, June 26
Jun 25, 2019
Drug combo may combat deadly candida auris … Alzheimer’s ‘cabal’ thwarted research progress for decades … Can deprescribing drugs reduce dementia risk? … NIH study: Optimal threshold for diagnosing...
Also in the News for Tuesday, April 24
Apr 24, 2018
NPR correspondent outlines struggle to pay for Medicare-recipient mom’s rehab after ‘observation status’ … New York lawmakers holding hearings on long idle physician-assisted suicide...