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The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has published interpretive guidance for the Burden Reduction Final Rule issued in September ...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Advisory about five cases of acute non-viral hepatitis of unknown etiolo...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Rural Health Clinics
FDA Updates
04/05/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Mammography Problems at Tennessee Women&rsq...

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

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that the agency is lifting the previously extended 30-day survey suspension fo...

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

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is raising awareness among health care providers, including those working in reprocessing units in health ...

Sources:
  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Rural Health Clinics
FDA Updates
03/30/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: SARS-CoV-2 Viral Mutations: Impact on CO...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated their COVID-19 healthcare infection prevention and control recommendations in re...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released a new reference tool for healthcare professionals.  The COVID-19 Vaccine Quick R...

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

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is seeking comments on a proposed rule to update the agency&...

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  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/25/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: ChloraPrep, 3 mL Applicator by BD: Expanded...

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

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has published a new report: Hospitals Reported That the COVID-19 P...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Office of Inspector General
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals

The Joint Commission (TJC) has announced that, effective January 1, 2022, there will be a new standard for their hospitals, critical access hospitals ...

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

The Joint Commission has released revisions in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Burden Reduction Final Rule, issued ...

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

The Joint Commission (TJC) has resumed unannounced, onsite surveys as of March 15, 2021.  According to TJC, the accreditation organization has sp...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/19/2021

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Updates to the FDA’s Electronic ...

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