HSAG Video: How Antibiotic Stewardship Can Help Prevent C. Diff Infections

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Preventing Clostridium difficile Infections

Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infections can have deadly consequences. A new video from Health Services Advisory Group—the Quality Innovation Network–Quality Improvement Organization (QIN­ – QIO) serving Arizona, California, Florida, Ohio and the U.S. Virgin Islands — tells one patient’s story about the impact of a C. diff infection. It also highlights strategies that can be used to prevent infections, such as antibiotic stewardship and better hand hygiene.