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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Inspector General (OIG) is alerting the public to a fraud scheme that uses social me...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Office of Inspector General
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been monitoring an increase in extensively drug-resistant (XDR) Shigella infections...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • Urgent Care,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
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FDA Updates
02/23/2023

The following is a listing of recent US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Evaluation of Airborne Chemicals from Neonata...

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

As StayAlert! has previously reported, based on current COVID-19 trends, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is planning for the federal...

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

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) final rule, Radiological Health Regulations: Amendments to Records and Reports for Radiation Emitting Elec...

Sources:
  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals

According to the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG), the potentially inappropriate use of antipsychoti...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Office of Inspector General
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care

Throughout the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has used a combination of emergency author...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
02/15/2023

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: HCP Warning: Infants at Risk for Aluminum T...

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

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a proposed rule that would implement portions of section 6101 of the Affordable Care...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released the 2023 recommended immunization schedules. Changes and updates in this y...

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

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have released a joint Cybersecurity Advisory...

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

According to a new U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Vital Signs report, Health Disparities in Hemodialysis-Associated Staphy...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Dialysis Facilities,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals

A recent U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) settlement with Banner Health Affiliated Covered Entities (...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
02/03/2023

The following is a listing of recent US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updated and activities: FDA Warns Consumers Not to Purchase or Use Ez...

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

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Advisory about infections with an extensively drug-resistant strain of Verona...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Urgent Care,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Clinical Lab,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Rural Health Clinics