November 22, 2019 News Headlines
- What if antibiotics don’t work?
- Member Spotlight – Good Shepherd Hospice provides comfort to Hispanic children and caregivers
What if antibiotics don’t work?
Superbugs –– or drug-resistant organisms — are growing at an alarming rate. November 18 - 24 is U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week – a time to remind us that antibiotics must be used wisely because the misuse and overuse of them drives antimicrobial resistance. To learn more, read HANYS’ new blog post on efforts to stem the tide of antibiotic resistance.
Member Spotlight – Good Shepherd Hospice provides comfort to Hispanic children and caregivers
In 2017, Good Shepherd Hospice, a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island, was awarded a grant from the New York Life Foundation enabling bereavement services to one of its most marginalized patient populations: grieving Hispanic children and their caretakers.
To learn more about this initiative and its results, read our full story.
This story is just one of the many initiatives profiled on HANYS' Member Spotlight website that demonstrate how New York healthcare providers are investing in forward-looking initiatives that improve care quality and health outcomes.