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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently announced a settlement with Manasa Health Center, LLC, ...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
06/05/2023

The following is a listing of U.S. Food and Drug Administration updates and activities: Non-sterile, Single-use Pneumatic Tourniquet Cuffs Conse...

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

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Update to provide updates on the status of the ongoing fungal meningitis outb...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Rural Emergency Hospitals,
  • Urgent Care,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a final rule removing expired regulatory language addressing staff and patient CO...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care
FDA Updates
05/31/2023

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: FDA Proposes New, Easy-to-Read Medication G...

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

The Joint Commission (TJC) has announced that as of August 27, 2023, an update will be effective for the Leadership requirement LD.04.02.03. The updat...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers,
  • Behavioral Health - Outpatient,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Clinical Lab,
  • Behavioral Health - Inpatient

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a report summarizing the progress the Department has mad...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
05/26/2023

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Draeger Medical Recalls Seattle PAP Plus an...

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

The Joint Commission (TJC) is seeking comments from the field on proposed revisions to Infection Control (IC) requirements for the hospitals and criti...

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

In response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) did not enforce certain CLIA regul...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Clinical Lab
FDA Updates
05/24/2023

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: G-Supress DX Pediatric Drops by Novis PR:&n...

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

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) have i...

Sources:
  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Florida, has announced that five of dozens of defendants charged for their alleged participatio...

Sources:
  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
05/19/2023

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: BearCare Voluntarily Recalls Rechargeable W...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Advisory about an outbreak of suspected fungal meningitis among U.S. pat...

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