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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued updated interim infection prevention and control recommendations for patients wit...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
04/03/2020

The following is a summary of recent FDA activities: LeMaitre Over the Wire Embolectomy Catheter by LeMaitre Vascular: Class I Recall - Due to B...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), in consultation with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has issued new, cri...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services,
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • Long Term Care

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has been made aware of an individual posing as an OCR Investigator...

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  • Department of Health and Human Services
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) COIVD-19 Pandemic Supply Chain Stabilization Task Force has recently adopted a “whole-of-...

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  • Miscellaneous
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
04/02/2020

The following is a summary of recent FDA activities: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions Coronavirus (COVID-1...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has announced that, effective immediately, the agency will exercise ...

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  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission (TJC) has released a position statement on the use of personal face masks provided from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.  ...

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  • The Joint Commission
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

In response to the national public health emergency caused by the coronavirus outbreak, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has ...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Behavioral Health
FDA Updates
04/01/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA activities: FDA Requests Removal of All Ranitidine Products (Zantac) from the Market Coronaviru...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS) has published an electronic toolkit regarding telehealth and telemedicine for Long Term Care ...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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  • Long Term Care

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued an advisory for the BD Pyxis MedSt...

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  • Miscellaneous
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS)) has implemented several temporary actions to empower local hospitals and healthcare systems as they ...

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

In response to the national public health emergency caused by the coronavirus outbreak, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has ...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/31/2020

The following is a summary of recent FDA activities: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Continues to Accelerate Development of Novel Therapies f...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations