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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Advisory to inform health care providers that severe manifestations of m...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Urgent Care,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Clinical Lab,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Rural Health Clinics
FDA Updates
09/30/2022

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration updates and activities: Golden State Medical Supply, Inc. Issues a Volunt...

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

The Joint Commission is seeking comments from the field on proposed requirements for their new Health Care Equity Advanced Certification Program. The ...

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

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced it is rescinding the December 7, 2020 guidance regarding the enforcement discr...

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

In response to Hurricane Ian making landfall in Florida today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has declared a Public Healt...

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  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3) is alerting organizations about a monkepo...

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  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), all patients with monkeypox benefit from supportive care and pain control that...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Urgent Care,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Rural Health Clinics
FDA Updates
09/22/2022

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: FDA Issues Immediately-In-Effect Guidance R...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Project Firstline is a collaboration between the CDC and more than 75 health care, a...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), currently, there are more than 61,000 reported cases of monkeypox infection&nb...

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

Tomorrow, September 17, 2022, is World Patient Safety Day and this year’s theme “Medication Safety” focuses on acknowledging and add...

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  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission (TJC) has announced that the agency will be conducing a review of all TJC requirements to identify those requirements that go &ld...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
09/15/2022

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Baxter Healthcare Corporation Recalls Clear...

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

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has identified an increasing number of vulnerabilities posed by unpatched medical devices that run on outdat...

Sources:
  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

DNV Healthcare has issued a new Advisory Notice applicable to DNV-accredited acute care, critical access, and psychiatric hospitals. According to the ...

Sources:
  • National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations (DNV)
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Behavioral Health - Inpatient