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FDA Updates
07/03/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration updates and activities: Angiographic Guidewire Component by Medtronic Vas...

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

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment, the Texas Department of State Health Services, and the Minnesota Department of Health, with assistanc...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
07/01/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Magellan Diagnostics Recalls LeadCare II, L...

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

On February 15, 2021, DNV Healthcare USA Inc. announced changes to their survey scheduling approach for NIAHO® accreditation surveys in hospitals,...

Sources:
  • National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations (DNV)
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
06/30/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration updates and activities: Certain Philips Respironics Ventilators, BiPAP, a...

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

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued the CY 2022 Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS) proposed rule.  Accor...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Home Health,
  • Hospice
FDA Updates
06/29/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Jelco Hypodermic Needle-Pro Fixed Needle In...

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

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released an Industrial Controls Systems (ICS) Medical Advisory on multiple vulnerabili...

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  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requires facilities to report work-related COVID-19 fatali...

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  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
06/28/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration updates and activities: Sponsor Responsibilities - Safety Reporting Requi...

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

As StayAlert! has previously reviewed, CMS regulations for Emergency Preparedness (EP) require facilities to conduct exercises to test the facility&rs...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission has issued new and revised requirements related to sprinkler heads in order to better align their standards with National Fire Pr...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Behavioral Health - Inpatient,
  • Hospice

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has developed a new tool to help primary care practices screen and refer patients for ...

Sources:
  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • Medical Office
FDA Updates
06/22/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Smiths Medical Issues Worldwide Notificatio...

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

Within OSHA’s new Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) is a new requirement for organizations to implement a mini respiratory protection program.&...

Sources:
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations