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The UNC School of Medicine and UNC Health have launched the Heroes Health Initiative to help support the mental health of first respond...

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  • Miscellaneous
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued updated interim COVID-19 infection prevention and control (IPC) recommendati...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
07/14/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: Endologix Issues Correction Notice for Ovation iX Abdominal Stent Graft System ...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS or Department), ...

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  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Community Mental Health Centers,
  • Behavioral Health
FDA Updates
07/13/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA activities and updates: Several Companies Voluntarily Recall Extended Release Metformin FDA Iss...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
07/10/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: Home-Use Blood Glucose Meters Used in Hospitals and Long-Term Care Facilities D...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission has initiated virtual surveys for certain survey activities for home care organizations.  A rapidly expanding tool, virtual ...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Home Health

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued updated interim COVID-19 infection control recommendations for healthcare pe...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
07/08/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: Metformin Hydrochloride Extended-Release Tablets USP, 500 mg and 1000 mg by Lup...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed with the New Mexico Department of Health and the New Mexico Poison and Drug Informa...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
07/06/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: FDA Updates Question-and-Answer Appendix in Guidance on Conduct of Clinical Tri...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission (TJC) has announced that effective July 1, 2020, the role of the Life Safety Code surveyor in hospital on-site survey events is b...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care
FDA Updates
07/02/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: Saniderm Products Voluntarily Issues Regional (Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey) ...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

Below is a selection of additions and updates to the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) Work Plan for the month of June.  Most audits and stud...

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  • Office of Inspector General
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) published an updated solid organ transplant guideline...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Hospitals,
  • Clinical Lab