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FDA Updates
03/30/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: SARS-CoV-2 Viral Mutations: Impact on CO...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated their COVID-19 healthcare infection prevention and control recommendations in re...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released a new reference tool for healthcare professionals.  The COVID-19 Vaccine Quick R...

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

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is seeking comments on a proposed rule to update the agency&...

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  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/25/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: ChloraPrep, 3 mL Applicator by BD: Expanded...

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

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has published a new report: Hospitals Reported That the COVID-19 P...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Office of Inspector General
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals

The Joint Commission (TJC) has announced that, effective January 1, 2022, there will be a new standard for their hospitals, critical access hospitals ...

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

The Joint Commission has released revisions in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Burden Reduction Final Rule, issued ...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals

The Joint Commission (TJC) has resumed unannounced, onsite surveys as of March 15, 2021.  According to TJC, the accreditation organization has sp...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/19/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Updates to the FDA’s Electronic ...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has established a classification scheme for variants of SARS-CoV-2. These classifications in...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) You Call the Shots is an interactive, web-based immunization training course. It con...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/17/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: FDA and Duke-Margolis Host Workshop on Scie...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/16/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration updates and activities: Risk of Device Component Breaking in Patients wit...

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

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), in collaboration with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC,) has issued...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services,
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care