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The United States Surgeon General Vice Adm. Jerome M. Adams has issued an advisory emphasizing the importance of protecting youth and pregnant wo...

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  • Department of Health and Human Services
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The following is a summary of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) activities for the past three days: FDA Drug Safety Communication warns abo...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (HHS ASPR) Technical Resources, Assistance Cen...

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  • Department of Health and Human Services
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  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals

We are excited to announce the release of the new and improved StayAlert! This release includes a new look as well as all of the great features y...

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  • Miscellaneous
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission (TJC) recently published a Frequently Asked Question reviewing leadership responsibilities for monitoring and performance im...

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  • The Joint Commission
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  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Office-Based Surgery

Medline Industries, Inc., Recalls Centurion Medical Products' Primary Warmer Pack Containing Vyaire Medical enFlow Fluid Warming Disposable Cartr...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission (TJC) has developed two new standards to improve the quality and safety of perinatal care in Joint Commission–accredit...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Hospitals

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule requires covered entities and its business associates to conduct a ...

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  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is encouraging clinicians to report cases of significant respiratory illness of unclear...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The following is a summary of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) activities for today: FDA approves new antibiotic to treat co...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) released its August 2019 Workplan update. Below is a selection of update topics of interest to hospitals an...

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  • Office of Inspector General
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

Pfizer Inc. is voluntarily recalling RELPAX® (eletriptan hydrobromide) 40 mg tablets, lots AR5407 and CD4565, to the Patient level. Pfizer I...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (HHS OCR), has entered into a voluntary resolution agreement with Michi...

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  • Department of Health and Human Services
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

A U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) review of additional data has found no increased risk of prostate cancer with the use of entacapone to ...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event held each August that recognizes the successes of workplace safety and health programs and offers informa...

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  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations