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The Joint Commission (TJC) is adding safety briefings to all accreditation surveys and certification and verification reviews, effective January 1, 20...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
12/05/2022

The following is a listing of recent US Food and Drug Administration updates and activities: Impella RP System Post-Approval Study Results and U...

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

As part of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC) Health Care Subgroup, the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Insp...

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  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • Behavioral Health - Outpatient,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Community Mental Health Centers,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Rural Health Clinics
FDA Updates
12/01/2022

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Medtronic Recall Related to HeartWare Ventr...

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

The Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) has updated their healthcare laundry standards for 2023. HLAC offers a voluntary accreditatio...

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  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a new memorandum for hospitals that addresses workplace violence and reminds hosp...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals

The World Health Organization has announced that, in consultation with global experts, WHO will begin using a new preferred term “mpox” as...

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  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Health and Human Services Department (HHS), through the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admi...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Relevant To:
  • Urgent Care,
  • Behavioral Health - Outpatient,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Community Mental Health Centers,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Behavioral Health - Inpatient,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The MCN Healthcare StayAlert! team wishes you a happy and restful Thanksgiving Holiday. As a reminder our office is closed November 24-25. &...

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  • Miscellaneous
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
11/23/2022

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and drug Administration updates and activities: FDA investigating risk of severe hypocalcemia in ...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently updated its MLN Matters Booklet for Federally Qualified Health Centers. Updates fr...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Rural Health Clinics
FDA Updates
11/22/2022

The following is a listing of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Update: Certain Philips Respironics Ventilators, B...

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

Monkeypox cases have declined since mid-August 2022 in the United States; however, new cases, including clinically severe cases, continue to occur. Wh...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Urgent Care,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Clinical Lab,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Department of Health and Human Services ...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
11/18/2022

Notice: FDA Updates The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Update on Philips Re...

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