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The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) electronic Form CMS-10455, Report of a Hospital Death Associated with the Use of Restraint o...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility,
  • Behavioral Health

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) influenza surveillance is demonstrating that the 2019-2020 flu season is underway for most o...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Update
12/06/2019

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) activities: Statement from Dr. Janet Woodcock, Director of FDA’s...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Update
12/05/2019

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) activities: FDA requires additional testing of ranitidine and nizat...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission has issued a response to a recent news story that TJC believes does not fully and accurately represent TJC requirements. In their...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Hospitals

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has issued an update to supplement previously published materials...

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  • Department of Health and Human Services
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently updated their 1998 Guidelines for Infection Control and Prevention in Hea...

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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 (CDC) recently updated their 1998 Guidelines for Infection Control and Prevention in Healthcare Se...

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

StayAlert! wishes you a joyous Thanksgiving and a Happy Holiday Season!...

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  • Miscellaneous
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
11/27/2019

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) activities: FDA orders Puerto Rico fertility clinic to cease manufactu...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently updated their 1998 Guidelines for Infection Control and Prevention in Healthcare Se...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released updated guidance addressing antibiotic stewardship.  The updated Core Elements o...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
11/25/2019

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) activities: Precision Dose Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall ...

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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) Omnibus Burden Reduction Final Rule removes Medicare regulations identified as unnecessary, ...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Rural Health Clinics

As StayAlert! recently reported, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated their 1998 Guidelines for Infection Control and...

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