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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has extended the comment period for the proposed rule that appeared in the Federal Register on Decemb...

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  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/21/2023

The following is a listing of recent US Food and Drug Administration updates and activities: FDA Releases New Educational Resources for Pat...

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

Blockchain technology applications in healthcare continue to evolve. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) blockchain ca...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

According to a newly released report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), maternal mortality rates saw a significant increa...

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

According to the newly released annual report from ECRI and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), physical and verbal violence towards h...

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  • Miscellaneous
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

According to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Assessment & Performance Improvement (QAPI) Program Conditions of P...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals

Patient Safety Awareness Week is an annual awareness event held every March to raise awareness and inspire action to improve the safety of the health ...

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  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

In February 2023, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, the American Ho...

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  • Miscellaneous,
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/13/2023

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Baxter Issues Urgent Medical Device Correct...

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

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) titled “Interim Clini...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Urgent Care,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Rural Health Clinics
FDA Update
03/08/2023

Notice: FDA Update The following is a listing of recent US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Delsam Pharma Artificia...

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

The Joint Commission recently published revisions to performance improvement standard PI.01.01.01, Element of Performance 4. The revisions are applica...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Office-Based Surgery

The Joint Commission (TJC) recently issued new FAQs, applicable to Hospital and Hospital Clinics and Critical Access Hospital accreditation programs, ...

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

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Advisory to notify clinicians and public health officials about a confir...

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

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Advisory to notify clinicians and public health authorities of an increase in...

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