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FDA Update
11/04/2019

The following is a summary of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) activities: Class I Recall - Abbot Recalls CentriMag Circulatory Su...

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

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its home health prospective payment system final rule with comment period&nbs...

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

The Drug Enforcement Agency has launched the Suspicious Orders Report System (SORS) Online, a new centralized database required by the Substance Use-D...

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  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

A recent blog post by The Joint Commission, Infection Control Considerations in Construction Projects, highlights the importance of considering infect...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Update
10/31/2019

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

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  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
10/30/2019

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

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

The Joint Commission (TJC) has published Quick Safety 51 which addresses proactive prevention of maternal death from maternal hemorrhage. The American...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care
FDA Updates
10/29/2019

FDA issues report on root causes and potential solutions to drug shortages FDA alerts health care professionals and patients to three volun...

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

Today, StayAlert! continues its in-depth review of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued The Omnibus Burden Reduction (Conditi...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals
FDA Update
10/28/2019

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) activities: FDA provides new information on risks for patients with...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
10/25/2019

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) activities: Statement from Acting FDA Commissioner Ned Sharpless, M...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission (TJC) has opened a field review for standards in the advanced total hip and total knee replacement certification within the disea...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals
FDA Update
10/24/2019

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) activities: Sanofi Provides Update on Precautionary Voluntary Recal...

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

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) activities: Breast Implants - Certain Labeling Recommendations to I...

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

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) recently released updates to their workplan. The Office of Inspector General's (OIG) work planning proce...

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  • Office of Inspector General
Relevant To:
  • Medical Office,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Hospice