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The U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a communications toolkit to assist health professionals reach and communicate ...

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

The Joint Commission (TJC) recently released Quick Safety Issue #54, Promoting psychosocial well-being of health care staff during crisis, which addre...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
06/09/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: Temporary Policy on Prescription Drug Marketing Act Requirements for Distributi...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
06/08/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: FDA Updates Policy on Non-Invasive Remote Monitoring Devices Used to Support Pa...

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

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued new Guidance that specifies what additional data must be reported to HHS by laborato...

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  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility,
  • Clinical Lab,
  • Hospice,
  • Rural Health Clinics
FDA Updates
06/04/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: Transport Media Safety Risk - Use Compatible Transport Media with SARS-CoV-2 Te...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
06/03/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: FDA Publishes Guidance on Institutional Review Board Review of Individual Patie...

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

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced enhanced enforcement for nursing homes with violations of longstanding infection ...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a laboratory alert to raise awareness among clinical laboratory professionals abo...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Clinical Lab

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has several resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic for dialysis facilities.  In the...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Dialysis Facilities
FDA Updates
06/01/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: Federal judge enters order of permanent injunction against New York company for...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
05/29/2020

FDA Requests Input on the Establishment of a Rare Disease Clinical Trial Network Metformin Hydrochloride Extended-Release Tablets 500 mg by...

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

DNV GL Healthcare is reporting success and positive feedback with their newly implemented remote surveys.   According to DNV, remote surveys...

Sources:
  • National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals
FDA Updates
05/28/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: STERRAD Sterilization Systems: Letter to Health Care Providers HeartWar...

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

Below is a selection of additions and updates to the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) Work Plan for the months of April and May.  Many of th...

Sources:
  • Office of Inspector General
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations