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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
02/20/2020

Notice: FDA Updates The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) activities: Teleflex Medical Recalls Comfort...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is releasing two new toolkits that align with the CMS strategic initiative to ensure safety ...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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  • Long Term Care

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is reporting that, according to a new study by HHS researchers, U.S. hospitals saw a 40 percent...

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  • Department of Health and Human Services
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  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reminds providers that February 2020 marks the 10-year anniversary of the Safe Injection Pra...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
02/14/2020

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) activities: Important Information for Human Cell, Tissue, or Cellul...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission (TJC) is conducing a field review to collect input on proposed new and revised requirement for their Child Welfare Program. Comme...

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  • The Joint Commission
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3) is warning of a new Coronavirus themed phishing...

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  • Miscellaneous
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

While there are no specific Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standard(s) covering 2019-nCoV, some OSHA requirements may apply to p...

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  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Relevant To:
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a scientific literature review on the health effects of radio frequency radiation emitted by ...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

2019 Novel Coronavirus Illness (2019-nCoV) continues to spread, with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now confirming the 12th...

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  • Food and Drug Administration,
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services,
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
02/07/2020

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) activities: FDA MedWatch: Carestation 600 Series Anesthesia Systems...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

As StayAlert! has previously reported, on September 30, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published the Medicare and Medica...

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

In light of the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) ha...

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  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
02/04/2020

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) activities: GE Healthcare Recalls CARESCAPE Respiratory Modules Due...

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