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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendations fo...

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

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

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers,
  • 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,
  • Hospice,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The Joint Commission (TJC) is seeking input from the field on a new Assisted Living Community (ALC) Memory Care Certification (MCC) program which is b...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Assisted Living

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Advisory to inform health care providers of recent variant influenza vir...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Urgent Care,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Clinical Lab,
  • Rural Health Clinics
FDA Updates
08/30/2022

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Hamilton Medical AG Recalls Hamilton-C6 Int...

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

In April 2022 the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a memorandum that listed waiver terminations for several COVID-19 relat...

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

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) using section 113...

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

The U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has released its recommendations ...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
08/24/2022

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: One Lot of Propofol Injectable Emulsion (Co...

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

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the Department of Health and Human Services recently announced a settlement with New England Dermatology P.C., d/...

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

The Joint Commission (TJC) has announced new and revised antibiotic stewardship requirements for their hospital and critical access hospital accredita...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals

Updated: August 10, 2022 – Under updated guidance on hospital COVID-19 data, HHS will deactivate the collection of certain data elements th...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
08/19/2022

The following is a listing of recent U.S. food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Cobalt XT, Cobalt and Crome ICDs and CRT-Ds...

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

The Joint Commission has published new and revised requirements to reduce health care disparities for ambulatory health care, behavioral health and hu...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Behavioral Health - Outpatient,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Behavioral Health - Inpatient

Every year The Joint Commission (TJC) publishes a list of the requirements that were most often cited as “not compliant” during accreditat...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Home Health