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CORHA's Spotlight Series looks at the successes and challenges experienced on the local, state, and national levels when responding to and managing HAI/AR outbreaks across the healthcare continuum. Featured stories also include leadership perspectives of key individuals to improve policies and practices for the detection, investigation, control, and prevention of HAI/AR outbreaks from members of the CORHA Governance Committee.

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November 2022 Fall Meeting Recap

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Posted: December 15, 2022 In early November 2022, after almost three years of virtual meetings, council representatives and workgroup members convened in Atlanta, GA for the hybrid CORHA Fall...… Read More »

Introducing CORHA’s Principles and Practices for Healthcare Outbreak Response and its Importance

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The field of healthcare epidemiology has expanded tremendously and now encompasses an extensive network of stakeholders working collaboratively across healthcare settings, government agencies, and partner organizations to decrease healthcare-associated...… Read More »

CORHA Governance Committee CSTE Roundtable Discussion

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On June 21, CORHA Governance Committee members Drs. Erin Epson and Dawn Terashita convened 150 people for a virtual roundtable discussion at the annual CSTE Conference where they provided...… Read More »

The Importance of Patient Notification and CORHA’s HAI Outbreak Notification Framework (Part 2)

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Part Two: CORHA’s New HAI Outbreak Notification Framework  Posted: June 16, 2022   Authors: Maureen Tierney, MD, MSc., FIDSA, Moon Kim, MD, MPH, & Dawn Terashita, MD, MPH  In...… Read More »

The Importance of Patient Notification and CORHA’s HAI Outbreak Notification Framework (Part 1)

Leadership: Pandemic Response – Public Health Laboratories Rise to the Challenges, with Kelly Wroblewski, Association of Public Health Laboratories

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Posted: February 24, 2022 Author: Kelly Wroblewski Public health laboratories are foundational to our nation’s public health infrastructure. While the COVID-19 pandemic response presented many significant challenges for public...… Read More »

Leadership: Dawn Terashita & Zachary Rubin, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on the Future of HAI/AR Response in the Face of COVID-19

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Posted: January 14, 2022 Authors: Dawn Terashita, MD, MPH, FACPM & Zachary Rubin, MD COVID-19 has impacted healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial-resistant (HAI/AR) threats across all healthcare settings. COVID-19 has...… Read More »

Leadership: New CDC Funding Recognizes Healthcare Outbreak Response Needs

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Posted: December 9, 2021 Author: Joseph Perz, DrPH, MA The Biden-Harris Administration and CDC recently announced a $2.1 billion investment as part of the American Rescue Plan (ARP), to...… Read More »

Leadership: Linda Greene, Director of Hospital Infection Prevention at the University of Rochester Highland Hospital

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Posted: October 19, 2021 Author: Linda Greene, RN, MPS, CIC, FAPIC  “…The greatest outbreak and infection prevention and control challenges I have witnessed were related to COVID-19.” As a front-line infection preventionist and Director of Infection...… Read More »

Leadership: Kelley Garner, Arkansas Department of Health, on the Value of Mentorship in the HAI/AR Outbreak Response

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Posted: September 30, 2021 Author: Kelley Garner, MPH Don’t be afraid of mentorship at every level of your career – constantly surround yourself with experts in the field. Mentorship...… Read More »
Disclaimer: The positions and views expressed in these materials do not necessarily represent the official positions of CORHA’s member organizations.