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The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has several resources to assist health care facilities as they work to respond to the COVID-19 pandemi...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services,
  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
04/13/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA activities and updates: Webinar - Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Waiver Applications...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has designed the PPE Burn Rate Calculator to help healthcare and nonhealthcar...

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

The American Hospital Association has released a fact sheet with information about the Battelle Critical Care Decontamination System (CCDS)TM and how ...

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  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
04/10/2020

The following is a summary of recent FDA activities: Guidance for Industry: Policy for the Temporary Use of Portable Cryogenic Containers Not in...

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

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for the Assistant Secretary of Health (OASH) has published guidance authorizing pharmaci...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Pharmacy
FDA Updates
04/09/2020

The following is a summary of recent FDA activities: New Emergency Use Authorizations Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Warns Seller Ma...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued Interim Guidance for Implementing Safety Practices for Critical Infrastructure Wo...

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

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently updated recommendations to postpone non-essential surgeries and other procedures to...

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

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a letter to clinicians that outlines actions CMS has taken to ensure clinicians ha...

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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 clarified their interim guidance for the discontinuation of transmission-based precautio...

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

Notice: OIG Reports Results of National Pulse Survey - Hospital Experiences Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic The Office of Inspector General (OI...

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  • Office of Inspector General
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
04/07/2020

The following is a summary of recent FDA activities: Imager II Angiographic Catheters by Boston Scientific: Class I Recall - Due to Tip Detachme...

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

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released an article on defending against video-teleconferencing (VTC) hijacking (referred to a...

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  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
04/06/2020

The following is a summary of recent FDA activities: Emergency Use Authorizations Enforcement Policy for Infusion Pumps and Accessories ...

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