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The U.S. Department of Labor has published a final rule that will require certain employers in designated high-hazard industries, including health car...

Sources:
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

In a new memorandum to state agencies, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is reinforcing that patients in Medicare-certified hospita...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals
FDA Updates
07/17/2023

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration updates and activities: Quidel Cardiovascular Inc. Recalls Quidel Triage ...

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

According to recent news reports, a plastic surgeon in Ohio has been stripped of her medical license by the State Medical Board of Ohio after posting ...

Sources:
  • Miscellaneous,
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
07/14/2023

The following is a listing of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: NOxBOX Ltd. Recalls NOxBOXi Nitric Oxide System fo...

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

CISA and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have released a joint Cybersecurity Advisory to provide guidance to critical infrastructure organiz...

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

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued calendar year (CY) 2024 Home Health Prospective Payment System proposed rule. Thi...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Home Health

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources (ASFR)...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
07/11/2023

The following is a listing of recent U.S. food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Megadyne Recalls MEGA 2000 and MEGA SOFT Re...

Sources:
  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
07/07/2023

The following is a listing of recent US Food and Drug Administration updates and activities: Cipla Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Six Bat...

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

In their June Cybersecurity Newsletter, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) addresses the importance ...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued guidance for Accrediting Organizations (AOs) (e.g., The Joint Commission, DN...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission,
  • National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations (DNV),
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reminding healthcare professionals seeing patients affected by wildfire smoke to be alert to t...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
06/30/2023

The following is a listing of recent US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Update on NuVasive Specialized Orthopedics&rs...

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

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is seeking input on a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) proposing changes to the Health Breach Notification Rule...

Sources:
  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations