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FDA Update
10/11/2019

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) activities: Innoveix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall ...

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

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released proposed changes to modernize and clarify the regulations that interpret the Physi...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has added an enhancement to their Nursing Home Compare Website that displays a consumer al...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care
FDA Update
10/10/2019

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) activities: ICU Medical Issues a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Cer...

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

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Security Cybersecurity and Infrasctruture Security Agency (CISA) action guide, Hospitals & Healthcare Fac...

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  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission (TJC) has released the 2020 National Patient Safety Goals for all accreditation programs. Included on each program's page is ...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Update
10/08/2019

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) activities: Medtronic Recalls 6 French Sherpa NX Active Guide Cathe...

Sources:
  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Update
10/07/2019

The following is a summary of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) activities: Lung Injury Update: FDA Warns Public to Stop Using Tetrahydroc...

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

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has announced that Elite Dental Associates, Dallas (“Elite”...

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  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has released the Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder (MAT for OUD) Playbook, a guide ...

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  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Update
10/01/2019

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) activities: URGENT/11 Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities in a Widely-Use...

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

The American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE) has released a new, free tool for hospitals to use to assess their energy use. The new Energy ...

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  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is continuing its investigation into possible lung injury associated with use of e-cigarette...

Sources:
  • Food and Drug Administration,
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Dialysis Facilities,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Community Mental Health Centers,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility,
  • Behavioral Health,
  • Rural Health Clinics
FDA Update
09/27/2019

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) activities: Apotex Corp. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Rani...

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

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued two new final rules addressing burden reduction and discharge planning. The ...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Dialysis Facilities,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care