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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently released interim infection prevention and control recommendations for measle...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

Earlier this year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) notified health care providers about a late mortality signal in patients treated f...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

Abbott is recalling the Ellipse Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs) because electrical failures have been identified and determined to...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently updated their memorandum on Immediate Jeopardy, reinserting language to Append...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Clinical Lab

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a Class I recall of QIAGEN filter tips for use with the QIAsymphony SP/AS instruments d...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the Class I recall of Centurion Medical Products Airway Kit containing Sheridan® E...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released their final rule updating the prospective payment rates for inpatient reha...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility

The Joint Commission (TJC) is proposing new and revised requirements to address quality and safety issues related to substance use disorder treat...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Behavioral Health

The Joint Commission has issued Sentinel Event Alert #61 which reviews strategies for managing the risks associated with use of direct oral antic...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Dialysis Facilities,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Office-Based Surgery,
  • Clinical Lab,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Hospice,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a proposed rule that includes updates to payment policies, payment rates, an...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved new warnings about an increased risk of blood clots and of death with the 10 mg twice da...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission has issued a Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) providing clarification on the responsibilities of leadership in providing acce...

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  • The Joint Commission
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  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Office-Based Surgery

Allergan plc has announced a voluntary worldwide recall of BIOCELL® textured breast implants and tissue expanders. Allergan is taking this a...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Office-Based Surgery

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is tracking the progress of the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursin...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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  • Long Term Care

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) MLN Matter Article, New MBI: Get It. Use It offers helpful information for understanding and...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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  • All Healthcare Organizations