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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced that, because of significant litigation, the agency will delay implementatio...

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  • Department of Health and Human Services
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has released a new Network of Patient Safety Databases (NPSD), the first publicly available online...

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  • Miscellaneous
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

Altaire Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced today that it is voluntarily recalling the prescription drug products and lots, within expiry, distributed du...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission’s National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) 03.05.01 addressing the management of anticoagulant therapy has eight (8) new el...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care

Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC is voluntarily recalling two lots of Fluorouracil Injection, USP 5g/100mL (50mg/mL), 100mL fill in 100mL vials, to the us...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

StayAlert! is reminding customers that July 1, 2019 is the effective date for the revised Joint Commission (TJC) National Patient Safety Goal (NP...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Hospitals,
  • Behavioral Health

The FDA is warning patients and health care professionals not to use products intended to be sterile produced by Pacifico National Inc., doing bu...

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

BD is recalling its SmartSite Syringe Administration Sets due to leaking of the sets which may result in under‐infusion of critical medicat...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

Edwards LifeSciences is recalling the IntraClude Intra-Aortic Occlusion Device due to a risk of balloon rupture during use, which may add time to...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • Hospitals

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety communication warning patients and health care providers that certain Medtronic M...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission (TJC) has announced that, effective immediately, element of performance (EP) 15 for Human Resources (HR) standard HR.01.05.0...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Office-Based Surgery

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is seeking comment on their proposed rule designed to improve patients’ access to...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting patients and health care professionals to Macleods Pharmaceuticals’ voluntary recall ...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission (TJC) recently announced new and revised antimicrobial stewardship requirements for accredited ambulatory care organizations...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Ambulatory Care

Teleflex Incorporated has announced a worldwide recall of certain lots of Hudson RCI Sheridan Endotracheal Tubes. Product sizes 6.0, 6.5, 7.0, 7....

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