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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General has issued a new report with the results from the agency’s au...

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  • Department of Health and Human Services
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  • Long Term Care

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. has declared an emergency and Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra has declared a public health eme...

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  • Department of Health and Human Services
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
09/03/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: FDA Requires Warnings About Increased Risk ...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

A new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the first comprehensive look at the impact of COVID-19 on the incidence ...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released the 2021-22 recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission is seeking feedback from the field on new and revised Emergency Management (EM) requirements for their Hospital (HAP) and Critica...

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  • The Joint Commission
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  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has issued guidance to help emergency officials and healthcare pr...

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  • Department of Health and Human Services
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Protection (CDC) has issued a Health Advisory to remind healthcare professionals seeing patients from areas t...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

Ivermectin is a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved prescription medication used to treat certain infections caused by internal and exter...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

Section 4004 of the 21st Century Cures Act is more commonly referred to as the Information Blocking Final Rule.  This rule defines what informati...

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  • Department of Health and Human Services
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
08/26/2021

The follow is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Stop Using Certain N95 Respirators Manufacture...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is developing an e...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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  • Long Term Care
FDA Updates
08/23/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration updates and activities: Laboratory Analysis of Varenicline Products ...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today the agency’s approval of the first COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine has been known as t...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
08/20/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration updates and activities: FDA Safety Communication: Use Caution When Using Rob...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations