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The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released an announcement regarding its collaborative wi...

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  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
01/15/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: FDA Issues New Policy on Coagulation System...

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

DNV GL has released interpretive guidelines and surveyor guidance for their hospital accreditation program requirements.  This guidance is for th...

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  • National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations (DNV)
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  • Hospitals

The COVID-19 PHE brought to light several challenges related to the submission, tracking and issuance of 1135 Waivers due to the volume of requests fo...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission is proposing new and revised resuscitation requirements for their hospital and critical access hospital accreditation programs an...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals
FDA Updates
01/11/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Boston Scientific Announces LOTUS Edge&trad...

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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) has issued guidance for surveyors related to the changes the agency made to Clinical Laborat...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Clinical Lab

As COVID-19 cases continue to surge, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will temporarily exercise survey enforcement discretion rega...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers
FDA Updates
01/08/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: FDA Issues Alert Regarding SARS-CoV-2 Viral...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
01/07/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Nostrum Laboratories, Inc. Expands Voluntar...

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

The Joint Commission (TJC) is conducting a field review seeking input on proposed new and revised requirements related to workplace violence preventio...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals

In April 2020, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued a temporary final rule to allocate certain health and medical resources for domes...

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  • Miscellaneous
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
01/05/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Risk of False Results with the Curative SAR...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued interim considerations to assist COVID-19 vaccination sites prepare for the potential m...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has issued interim recommendatio...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • All Healthcare Organizations