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The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has published a new survey protocol in Appendix Y of their State Operations Manual (SOM...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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  • Hospitals

Alcon has announced an immediate, voluntary market withdrawal of the CyPass Micro-Stent from the global market. In addition, Alcon advises surgeo...

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

The Joint Commission (TJC) has released Quick Safety Issue 44 which addresses non-pharmacologic and non-opioid solutions for pain management. Hea...

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

Product Quest Manufacturing (“Product Quest”) is voluntarily recalling Lot# 173089J of CVS Health 12 Hour Sinus Relief Nasal Mist due...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The U.S. Food and drug Administration (FDA) is warning that cases of a rare but serious infection of the genitals and area around the genitals ha...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Hospice

The U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released their influenza vaccination recommendations for the 2018-2019 Influenzas se...

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

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, a division of Pfizer Inc., is voluntarily recalling one lot of Children’s Advil® Suspension Bubble Gum Fla...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The Joint Commission (TJC) recently released an FAQ describing considerations for the use of documentation assistants, more commonly referred to ...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care

Accord Healthcare Inc. is voluntarily recalling One lot (Lot PW05264 – 46632 Bottles, NDC 16729-182-01) of Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets USP,...

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

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is seeking comment on a proposal not to include three bulk drug substances, bumetanide, nicardipine h...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Pharmacy

The Joint Commission (TJC) has announced that it has revised several requirements in their Medication Compounding (MDC) certification program and...

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  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Home Health

BioMerieux is recalling the VITEK 2 Gram Positive Cefoxitin Screen and VITEK 2 Gram Positive AST for Oxacillin because of false negative or false...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Clinical Lab

A core component of emergency management is the Hazard Vulnerability Analysis (HVA). The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) defin...

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  • The Joint Commission,
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is updating health care professionals and patients that Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited is voluntarily reca...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Pharmacy

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is confirming there is no current, multi-state outbreak of measles. According to the CD...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Rural Health Clinics