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AMS is always on the pulse of what is trending in Long-Term Care. Whether you need information about a particular issue or want to know the latest in research, legislative mandates, best practices, policies and procedures related to infection prevention and control or antimicrobial stewardship, feel free to reference below - and come back often for the most recent updates.

INDUSTRY NEWS: ARTICLES OF INTEREST

> WFLA: Tampa Bay doctors, CDC notice increase in RSV cases

> Nursing Homes Post-COVID Must Prove Themselves to Hospitals Through Communication, Clinical Ability

> Flying Blind with Infection Control (McKnight's LTC-News)

 

> Staffing shortages continue…think this impacts infection prevention measures/increases risks of CMS citations? 

 

> Two nursing homes close and may signal a trend

> Is There A Doctor In The House? Physician Liability Fears and Quality of Care in Nursing Homes

> Parkinson: Given COVID’s Toll, Nursing Homes Will — and Should — Get Significant Oversight Overhaul

> Coronavirus reinfections in Kentucky nursing home worse second time around, officials say

> Infection Control Citations in Nursing Homes: Compliance and Geographic Variability

> With All Eyes on Covid-19, Drug-Resistant Infections Crept In

> Almost 30% of Covid patients in England readmitted to hospital after discharge – study

> Scientists Are Looking Beyond Antibiotics to Stop the Drug-Resistant Bacteria Crisis

> Only 38% of nursing home workers accepted COVID-19 vaccines, new data shows

> The other pandemic: Once-treatable diseases are growing resistant to antibiotics

> Nursing-home workers are refusing vaccines. Employers are offering incentives

> Next flu season could be extra weird, and potentially very bad

> Nursing homes make big push to change minds of workers who refused vaccination

> Coronavirus shutdowns have quashed nearly all other common viruses. But scientists say a rebound is coming.

> Despite COVID, some PA nursing homes struggle with infection control procedures

> As nursing homes battle coronavirus, study finds key defense: full staffs