Search below for the latest C-diff news stories. Get the latest information on how North Texans are fighting to reduce C-diff infections in our community.
February 26, 2015
DALLAS — It may seem a little extreme to hold off on hugging your little girl until she promises she washed her hands with soap, but that might just be what it takes to avoid Clostridium difficile, or “C. diff.” And if you’re like us, you probably do want to avoid it. “C. diff is […]
October 22, 2014
Stop the spread of infection in your community. Help spread the word, not the germs by changing your social media profile picture this week. Right click on the photo to the left to download the image. Simply upload the image to your Facebook or Twitter profile picture and ask your friends to help #StopTheSpread. Help […]
October 21, 2014
As part of an ongoing campaign, the consortium of healthcare providers seeks to educate patients and physicians about the careful use of antibiotics in concert with International Infection Prevention Week IRVING, TEXAS (October 20, 2014) — The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation, an organization that unites North Texas hospital and industry leaders in advancing quality
September 4, 2014
IRVING, TEXAS (August 12, 2014) — The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation, which unites North Texas hospital and industry leaders to advance quality healthcare in the region, is set to host the 2014 Patient Safety Summit August 13-14 at the Irving Convention Center The event is designed to foster among area healthcare providers a collaborative environment to address patient safety and quality issues.
September 4, 2014
Coinciding with Healthy Aging Month, area healthcare organization intent on educating North Texans, particularly seniors, about prevention of serious bacterial infection
IRVING, TEXAS (September 5, 2014) — The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation, which unites North Texas hospital and industry leaders to advance quality healthcare in the region, has announced the launch of its fall 2014 public awareness campaign about “C-diff,” a type of acute diarrhea caused by the Clostridium difficile bacteria. The bacterial infection, which is linked to 20,000 deaths in the U.S. each year, is more prevalent among senior citizens, particularly those who take antibiotics and receive medical care.
The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council
C-diff infections are linked to more than 20,000 American deaths every year. It is estimated that 1 in 5 North Texans could be a carrier of the C-diff germ. Find out what you can do to help stop the spread of this dangerous infection.