Category: Infectious Disease (Page 4)

October 14, 2015

S-FAR LTCF Letter

The Alliance for Aging Research signed on to a U.S. Stakeholder Forum on Antimicrobial Resistance (S-FAR)  letter in support of the antibiotic stewardship provisions in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed rule revising the requirements long term care facilities (LTCFs) must meet to participate in Medicare and Medicaid programs.  
September 14, 2015

Letter to CMS on Proposed Rule Change regarding Infection Prevention and Control Programs in Long-Term Care Facilities (LTCFs)

This is a letter from the Alliance to Centers to the Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding its issuing of a proposed rule change regarding Infection Prevention and Control Programs (IPCP) in long-term care facilities (LTCFs).
September 13, 2015

On This Grandparents Day Encourage Vaccination among the Older Adults in Your Life

Today is Grandparents Day, an opportunity for families to make a special effort to appreciate their grandparents.
August 27, 2015

HROTW: Learn More about Vaccinations

Our Health Resource of the Week focuses on some of the ways you can learn about why vaccinations keep us safe, no matter what our age.  
August 5, 2015

HROTW: Vaccination Stats

With our Health Resource of the Week, we thought we'd give you a glimpse into both the human and economic value vaccines offer to society.
July 29, 2015

Capitol Hill Briefing Intros New White Paper on Vaccinations in Older Adults

Today we released our new white paper: Our Best Shot: Expanding Prevention through Vaccination in Older Adults.
July 29, 2015

Vaccination Rates in Older Adults Fall Short of Targets

The nonprofit Alliance for Aging Research released a white paper, Our Best Shot: Expanding Prevention through Vaccination in Older Adults, that provides a comprehensive overview of the factors that drive vaccination underutilization in seniors.
July 28, 2015

Our Best Shot: Expanding Prevention through Vaccination in Older Adults

Our Best Shot: Expanding Prevention through Vaccination in Older Adults reviews vaccination levels, trends and targets, incidence rates, relevant health insurance coverage policies, and the cost effectiveness literature and other reports that have evaluated vaccine utilization in the older adult population.
July 27, 2015

Media Alert: Alliance for Aging Research to Release White Paper on Vaccinations in Older Adults

The Alliance for Aging Research will announce the release of its new white paper Our Best Shot: Expanding Prevention through Vaccination in Older Adults.
June 2, 2015

Alliance Joins White House Effort to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

Today the White House Forum on Antibiotic Stewardship was held in Washington, D.C., to “bring together key human and animal health stakeholders who are eager to take positive action to improve antibiotic use and prescribing in the U.S.”