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Bayer is voluntarily recalling two lots of Kogenate® FS antihemophilic factor (recombinant) 2000 IU vials in the United States to the patien...

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

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) released its July 2019 Work Plan update. Below is a summary of the update for this month: Qua...

Sources:
  • Office of Inspector General
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals

Becton Dickinson (BD) is recalling Alaris Infusion Sets, due to the potential for faster than expected delivery of medication (over-infusion) or ...

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

The Joint Commission (TJC) has published Quick Safety Issue 50 addressing nurse burnout. According to TJC, organizations have a responsibility to...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has published a final rule, “Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Revision of Requirem...

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

The Centers for Medicare (CMS) has issued a proposed rule, “Medicare & Medicaid Programs; Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities: R...

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

Teleflex is recalling the Neonatal ConchaSmart Breathing Circuit with Dual Heated Limb and ConchaSmart Column due to complaints of cracks being o...

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

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a letter to health care professionals to increase awareness about potential complications ...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published a new Vital Signs report encouraging clinicians to quickly recognize acut...

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

GE Healthcare is recalling the Giraffe and Panda i-Res Infant Warmers because the bedside panels and latch areas of the warmers can crack or brea...

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

As directed by Presidential Executive Order, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Dialysis Facilities,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Hospice

Altaire Pharmaceuticals, Inc., is voluntarily recalling the Over-the-Counter (OTC) drug products and lots, within expiry, sold at CVS Health. The...

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

Hamilton Medical AG is recalling Hamilton-G5 Ventilators due to the potential for “Panel connection lost” error message resulting in ...

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

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has reissued a memorandum to remind hospitals of their obligation to comply with The Em...

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

The Joint Commission (TJC) has issued a Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) addressing height requirements in relation to ligature and suicide risk r...

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