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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Advisory addressing the use of non-pharmaceutical chloroquine phosphate ...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/30/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA activities: Medtronic Recalls Pipeline Flex Embolization Devices Due to Risk of Device Fracture ...

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

In a letter to all U.S. Hospitals the Vice President of the United States has requested that all hospitals start reporting data related to the COVID-1...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services,
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has issued instructions for the provider community to maintain diligence and safety while issuing ...

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

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued immediate in effect guidance to provide a policy to help expand the availability of general use...

Sources:
  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/25/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA activities: Beware of Fraudulent Coronavirus Tests, Vaccines and Treatments ...

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

U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) most recent guidance for limiting the transmission of COVID-19 in nursing homes includes the fol...

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

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the preliminary results of a recent inspection of the Life Care Center nursing home in...

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

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued guidance on how covered entities may disclose pr...

Sources:
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released two comprehensive toolkits on telehealth that are specific to general practitioner...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Dialysis Facilities,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Rural Health Clinics

As a part of the response and immediate needs of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/24/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA activities: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA takes action to increase U.S. supplies through instructi...

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

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved an additional 11 state Medicaid waiver requests under Section 1135 of the Social S...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/23/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA activities: FDA Emergency Use Authorizations Enforcement Policy for Non-Invasive Remote Monitor...

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

As medical schools move to distance learning, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is reminding the healthcare community of training ...

Sources:
  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations