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FDA Updates
09/13/2023

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration updates and activities: Bone Matrix Product: FDA Safety Communication - I...

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

A new U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) report has found that Home Health Agencies failed to report...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Office of Inspector General
Relevant To:
  • Home Health

September is Sepsis Awareness month and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is encouraging healthcare professionals to capitaliz...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers,
  • Rural Emergency Hospitals,
  • Assisted Living,
  • Urgent Care,
  • Dialysis Facilities,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Office-Based Surgery,
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility,
  • Clinical Lab,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Rural Health Clinics
FDA Updates
09/08/2023

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Updated Recommendations: Risk of Protection...

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

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through its Office for Civil Rights (OCR), has announced a proposed rule that prohibits discri...

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

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Advisory to notify clinicians and caregivers about increases in respiratory s...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Rural Emergency Hospitals,
  • Assisted Living,
  • Urgent Care,
  • Dialysis Facilities,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Rural Health Clinics

On September 1, 2023, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the Minimum Staffing Standards for Long-Term Care (LTC) Facilities...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published joint letters t...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
09/01/2023

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration updates and activities: FDA Releases New Augmented Reality and Virtu...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Advisory to notify healthcare providers, laboratories, and public health...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Rural Emergency Hospitals,
  • Urgent Care,
  • Dialysis Facilities,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Clinical Lab,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has published new recommendations by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) on th...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a health update to share new information with clinicians, public health authoriti...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers,
  • Rural Emergency Hospitals,
  • Urgent Care,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Clinical Lab,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is encouraging clinicians to be aware of antifungal-resistant Ringworm infections. Ringworm, also ...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Rural Emergency Hospitals,
  • Assisted Living,
  • Urgent Care,
  • Dialysis Facilities,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility,
  • Clinical Lab,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Hospice,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released Hospital Sepsis Program Core Elements to help all hospitals, regardless of...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Rural Emergency Hospitals,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals

The Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research has recently published the results of a study evaluating common contributing factors to diagnostic erro...

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  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations